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Current rates effective as of April 2012

Water Monthly Usage and Fixed Charges

Water Non-recurring Charges

Wastewater Utility Charges

Stormwater Utility Charges

Special Rates

Wastewater Connection Fees

Water Monthly Usage And Fixed Charges

Customer Classification Rate Per 1,000 Gallons
Residential $3.11 + 7% tax when applicable
Commercial, Governmental, Interdepartmental $2.63 + 7% tax when applicable
Industrial $2.43 + 7% tax when applicable
Outside Sales $1.99 + 7% tax when applicable
Indiana University $1.97 Master Metered
$2.63 Other IU Meters
Irrigation $2.85 + 7% tax when applicable
In Addition to the Above Usage Charges, Each Meter Will Be Billed A Fixed Monthly Meter Charge Based on Meter Size:
Meter Size Charge
5/8" $4.91
¾" $6.55
1" $8.82
1½" $15.32
2" $21.82
Meter Size Charge
3" $50.43
4" $82.93
6" $164.19
8" $245.45
10" $326.70
In Addition to the Above Usage Charges, Each Meter Will Be Billed A Fixed Monthly Fire Protection Charge Based on Meter Size:
Meter
Size
In City Out of City
5/8" $1.63 $2.73
¾" $2.44 $4.11
1" $4.07 $6.85
1½" $8.15 $13.67
2" $13.03 $21.90
Meter
Size
In City Out of City
3" $28.51 $47.89
4" $48.87 $82.07
6" $101.84 $170.99
8" $146.64 $246.21
10" $236.24 $396.69
Indiana University Fire Protection charges are $1,494.63 per month.
Rates for Private Fire Protection (Fire Lines)

Connection Size (inches)

Monthly

Annually

4" or less $8.21 $98.52
6" $22.82 $273.84
8" $46.77 $561.24
10" $81.91 $982.92
12" $129.14 $1,549.68


Water Non-Recurring Charges

Connection Fee
1" connection

If Tap is required

$848.14 (Plus cost of excavation)

1" connection

If Tap has already has been made

$776.18 (Plus cost of excavation)

Greater than 1" connection

Cost of connection but not less than charge for 1" connection

Service Call

M-F, 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM

$18.00

After Hours

$54.00

Non-Sufficient Funds Charge

Each instance

$25.00

Late Payment Charge

This charge shall be paid only once and shall be based on the unpaid over-due balance.

3% of Unpaid Balance

Deposit

Residential

Not to exceed $25.00

Commercial

Not to exceed 1/6 of estimated annual bill

Meter Testing

The utility shall make a free test of the accuracy of a meter upon written request by a customer and a second free test may be requested twelve months subsequent to the first test. The fee for all meter tests requested within thirty-six months after the preceding test shall be $39.00 if the meter is found not to be at fault.

Inspection Charge

All inspections of new mains during normal business hours shall be free of charge. All inspections of new mains during overtime hours shall be based on the amount of time required for the inspection.

Temporary Service

$10.00 minimum plus a deposit equal to the cost of the meter and a charge for the water used.

$10.00/week

Extension of Service

Free if estimated 3-year revenue is greater than the construction cost. Actual cost if not.

Unauthorized Use of Hydrants

Cost of water figured at 8 hours of flow from hydrants.

Wastewater Utility Charges

General Service Rates For Metered Water Users
Rate per 1,000 Gallons of all billable usage $7.76
PLUS - Fixed Monthly Meter Charge $7.95 per meter

This rate applies to Residential, Commercial, Industrial, and Indiana University accounts. Residential summer rates for billings issued during the months of June, July, August, and September shall be based upon the average metered water consumption for billings issued during the months of April and May or actual usage, whichever is less. In order to more accurately reflect the actual wastewater usage of these customers, the Utilities Service Board may, by the adoption of a resolution, change the months used to set the summer rates and the length of time the summer rates are in effect. All other users shall be charged on the basis of one hundred percent of metered water consumption subject to user proof of lower wastewater use. Industrial user rates and charges shall be based on the quantity of water used as well as any special service rates that may apply. The late payment fee for wastewater charges shall be paid only once and shall be 10% of the unpaid balance.

Non-Metered Users
Minimum charge per year, billable monthly $773.47
At the request of the utility or user, a meter measuring either the water use of the customer or the discharge into the sanitary sewer system may be installed at the user's expense. Where such a meter has been installed or the customer's water use records are available from their water supplier at no charge, the charges will be computed based on the water usage plus monthly service charge, just as it is with a metered user, subject to the annual minimum charge.

Special Rates
Special service rates shall apply to all industrial users who generate wastewater which contains any non-conventional pollutants or strengths of BOD or SS that exceed the system average strengths of 300 ppm BOD or 300 ppm of SS as determined by CBU laboratory analysis.

Rate per 1,000 Gallons of all billable usage (non-excessive strength) $7.76
Extra Strength Charge BOD, per pound in excess of 300 ppm. $0.380
Extra Strength Charge Suspended Solids, per pound in excess of 300 ppm. $0.310
PLUS - Fixed Monthly Meter Charge $7.95 per meter
Special Laboratory Analysis:
Strength of BOD and SS $166.90 monthly
Grease and Oil Sampling $156.45 monthly
Metal Sampling $34.77 per metal per test

Wastewater Connection Fees
Base fee = $1,000

Water Meter Size Wastewater Fee
All single-family residential Base fee
All multi-family residential Base times .65 times number of units
¾" Base fee
1" Base times 4
1½" Base times 10
2" Base times 19
3" Base times 26
4" Base times 58
6" and over Case by case

Stormwater Utility Charges

All Single Family Residential Customers in the storm water system service area will be charged $2.70 monthly. All other customers will be charged based on the amount of runoff according to the following formula: (runoff generated by non-Single Family Residential Customer divided by runoff generated by the average Single Family Residential Customer) multiplied by $2.70. The late payment fee for stormwater charges shall be paid only once and shall be 10% of the unpaid balance.

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Revised 1-26-2017