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Rate History

This page includes our rate history since 2005. From 2011 through 2018, a series of rate increases were necessary to build the EchoWater Project, which is a major upgrade of the treatment plant to comply with mandatory Discharge Permit requirements. 

Year Step
Increase
Monthly Rate Reason for Increase
2005 $1.60 $17.00 Operational expenses and debt service for capital projects that benefit existing customers
2006 $17.00 N/A
2007 $1.50 $18.50 Operational expenses and debt service on 2006 revenue bonds
2008 $1.25 $19.75 Debt service on 2006 revenue bonds
2009 $19.75 N/A
2010 25¢ $20.00 Bond coverages
2011 $2.00 $22.00 Special studies, pollution prevention plans, pilot studies and design services related to the new Discharge Permit; increased operations, maintenance and debt coverage on existing treatment system
2012 $2.00 $24.00 Special studies, pollution prevention plans, pilot studies and design services related to the new Discharge Permit
2013 $2.00 $26.00 Design services and project management costs related to the new Discharge Permit requirements (EchoWater Project)
2014 $3.00 $29.00 Continued design, construction, and project management services for the EchoWater Project
2015 $3.00 $32.00 Continued design, construction, and project management services for the EchoWater Project
2016 $3.00 $35.00 Continued design, construction, and project management services for the EchoWater Project
2017 $1.00 $36.00 Continued design, construction, and project management services for the EchoWater Project
2018 $1.00 $37.00 Continued design, construction, and project management services for the EchoWater Project
2019 $37.00 N/A
2020 $37.00 N/A
2021 $37.00 N/A

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