Water and Sewer Rates

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The City's Utilities Division operates the water, sanitary sewer and storm drainage systems for the community.

These services are funded entirely by user fees — not by tax dollars. Therefore, the utility rate structure is designed to maintain the system as it ages and encourage water conservation. More than 82% of all residential customers fall in the 0-24,000 gallons range of water used per quarter.

Contact Utility Billing at 952-949-8382 or 952-949-8380 during business hours with questions about rates.

Residential

Fee

Description

Billed quarterly

 

Sanitary Sewer

$3.55

Per 1,000 gallons (subject to 4,000-gallon min.)

Water


 

Tier 1

$2.35

Per 1,000 gallons, 0 to 20,000 gallons

Tier 2

$3.25

Per 1,000 gallons, 20,001 to 40,000 gallons

Tier 3

$4.45

Per 1,000 gallons, 40,001 to 60,000 gallons

Tier 4

$5.95

Per 1,000 gallons, 60,001 gallons and above

Apartments

$2.45

Per 1,000 gallons

Base Charges

$39

Each R.E.C. billed one-half base charge for water and one-half base charge for sewer. Base charges billed on the greater of the number of R.E.C.s on connections.

Storm Drainage

 

 

Single/Multi-Family Homes

$16.30

Each

Apartments

$161.90

Per acre rates

Parks/Open Spaces/Golf Courses/Railroads

$22.50

Per acre rates

Undeveloped Land

$54

Each

 

 

 

Commercial

Fee

Description

Commercial, industrial, institutions; billed monthly

Sanitary Sewer

$3.55

Per 1,000 gallons

Water

$2.45

Per 1,000 gallons

Base Charges

$15.50

Each R.E.C. billed one-half base charge for water and one-half base charge for sewer. Base charges billed on the greater of the number of R.E.C.s on connections.

Storm Drainage



Airport/Landfill

$13.45

Per acre rates

Commercial/Office

$69

Per acre rates

Industrial

$54

Per acre rates

Institutions

$61.20

Per acre rates

Parks/Open Space/Golf Courses/Railroads

$7.50

Per acre rates

Undeveloped Land

$18

Each

 

 

 

Irrigation

Fee

Description

Irrigation-Only Meters (all classes), billed six months of the year

Tier 1

$3.25

0 to 13,000 gallons

Tier 2

$4.45

13,001 to 20,000 gallons

Tier 3

$5.95

20,000 gallons and above

 

 

 

Utilities/Other

Fee

Description

Unmetered Residential Sewer Only

$60

Use charges per quarter per R.E.C. plus sewer base charge

Administrative Fee

$65

Flat charge added to current balance due to obtain total certified amount

Estimated Read Fee

$55

Nonrefundable monthly fee added if equipment failure occurs and customer has not scheduled appointment with water plan after three consecutive estimate reads

Water Flow Test for 5/8" meters
$55

When consumption is challenged by the customer and the meter is accurate

Water Service Turn-On/Off

$55

Flat rate for any request

Penalty for billed charges: 1% per month on account not paid within 30 days of billing.