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Rate History

Our rate history since 2005 is shown below. Beginning in 2011, significant revenue is needed to comply with Discharge Permit requirements over the next several years to build the EchoWater Project.

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  
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  
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

 

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