2021 Utility Rate Changes
Planned Rate Changes to Implement the Integrated Water Resource Plan (IWRP) & Meet Subsidence District Mandates
City Council approved utility rate increases in September of 2020 to be effective January 1, 2021. Residents can expect to see the rate changes on bills issued after that date.
The city is committed to continuing to provide a high level of service while planning and preparing to meet future needs and expectations in order to maintain a financially sound, self-supporting utility system.
Rate Change Breakdown
Based on the rates approved by City council in September, residential customers with 10,000 gallons of water usage and a 6,000 gallon winter average will pay $102.39 in 2021 compared to $92.11 in 2020- about $10 more per month. Residential customers with 5,000 gallons of water usage and 3,000 gallons winter average will pay $73.32 in 2021 compared to $67.03 in 2020- about $6.00 more per month.
Utility Cost Drivers and Facts
Water, Wastewater, and Surface Water
What is the Integrated Water Resources Plan (IWRP)?
Developed as a comprehensive plan with the goal of meeting increasing groundwater regulations in 2025, the IWRP allows the city to evaluate policies, management strategies, and capital improvement projects.
Understanding charges on your utility bill
Have you ever wondered what the items on your water bill mean? The "understanding your water bill" tool is an interactive way to learn about all the items listed on your monthly bill.