Current Water and Sewer Rates

The City’s water and sewer services are self-funded, meaning they generate their own revenue through providing water and wastewater services to Midlanders, in order to break even on the cost of infrastructure and delivery.

Current Water Rates (Effective October 1, 2017)

Residential and Commercial Monthly Base Rate (includes 2,000 gallons)$20.57
Apartment Monthly Base Rate Per Unit (includes 2,000 gallons)$16.75
Gallons 2,000 and under*Included
Gallons 2,001 to 10,000*$5.82
Gallons 10,001 to 25,000*$7.64
Gallons Above 25,000*$10.28
Residential (or Commercial Lawn Meter) Above 50,000*$51.42

*Rates are per 1,000 gallons after the first 2,000 gallons.

Current Sewer Rates (Effective October 1, 2017)

All Customers Monthly Base Rate (includes 2,000 gallons per connection/unit)$20.74
All Customers Rate per 1,000 gallons (after initial base rate/2,000 gallons)*$0.83

*based on customer's winter quarter average

The sewer structure is based on the amount of wastewater you discharge into the City’s system, rather than a flat rate that may or may not reflect your usage each month. The charge for residential customers is determined by winter water use averages.