Water Rates

Current Water Rates

For 2012, the minimum charges for residential water service in the City shall be $11.33 per month for the first 2,000 gallons used during the month at each customer connection or per household unit served and $14.42 per month for those residential customer connections outside the city limits and shall entitle the customer to 2,000 gallons of water. For amounts over 2,000 gallons, the following rates apply:

  • 2,000 to 5,000 gallons used in any month, the charge shall be $3.75 per thousand gallons
  • 6,000 to 10,000 gallons used in any month, the charge shall be $4.25 per thousand gallons
  • 10,000 gallons in any month, the charge shall be $4.75 per thousand gallons

The minimum charge shall increase by 1% each year beginning January, 2010. (Ordinance 897)

Prorating Charges

The charges shall be prorated on the customer’s first and final bills as follows:

  • 1 day to 10 days – Customer shall be charged for 10 days,
  • 11 days to 20 days – Customer shall be charged for 20 days
  • 21 days or more – Customer shall be charged for the entire month. (Ordinance 744)