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2019 Residential Rate Changes

In 2019, a typical residential customer, based on average annual use, could expect to see an increase of approximately $3.76/month.

Electric: Average 5 percent increase (varies slightly by rate class), with 3.6 percent for electric distribution infrastructure improvements, and 1.4 percent for increased wholesale power costs.

  • TOD Rate: 4.8 percent
  • Electric Heat TOD Rate: 4.1 percent

Water: No increase.

Wastewater: No increase.

Stormwater: 2 percent increase for infrastructure improvements.



Single-family and duplex water rates have a base charge and three tiers. Water costs more per gallon as use increases.

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Monthly Single-Family and Duplex Water Rates*
(includes PILOT- payment in lieu of taxes)
Single
Family
Duplex
Base Charge $17.87 $18.80
Tier Volume Charge, per 1,000 Gallons    
1 0-7,000 Gallons $2.77  
0-9,000 Gallons   $2.39
2 7,001-13,000 Gallons $3.18  
9,001-13,000 Gallons   $2.74
3 Over 13,000 Gallons $3.66 $3.16
Charges rounded to the nearest cent. Actual costs vary due to rounding.
* Effective on meter readings on or after Jan. 1, 2018.

Multi-family Water Rates

Multi-family customers have a seasonal increase in rates. The volume charge is 25% greater during the six lawn-watering months (May - October) than in the other months (November - April).


Monthly Multi-Family Water Rates*
(includes PILOT- payment in lieu of taxes)
Winter
(Nov-Apr)
Summer
(May-Oct)
Base Charge, per account $13.52 $13.52
Additional Charge, per dwelling unit
$4.49 $4.49
Volume Charge, per 1,000 gallons $1.96 $2.45

Charges rounded to the nearest cent. Actual costs vary due to rounding.
*Effective on meter readings on or after Jan. 1, 2018.

Service charges may apply.

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