Sewer Rates and Permits

Below is a clear explanation of how water usage is billed. Any other water bill-related questions should be directed to Nevada City Hall 1209 6th Street. Phone: 515-382-5466

Water

$14.48 Monthly Connection Fee
$6.66 Charge for 1,000 gallons
+6% Sales Tax on Service and Water (Wet Tax) Consumption

Sewer

$10.13 Monthly Connection Fee
$5.22 Charge for 1,000 gallons

Sewer Construction

$2.03 Monthly Connection Fee


Resource Recovery Fee

$1.65 Fee based on number of units

Storm Sewer Fee

$5.25 Fee based on number of units

Minimum Service Charge

$14.48 (Water) + $0.87 (Tax) + $10.13 (Sewer) + $1.65 (Sewer Const.)
+ $1.65 (Resource Recovery) + $5.25 (Storm Sewer) = $34.41

Example

$14.48+Flat monthly connection fee for water
$ 6.66XPer thousand gallon consumption
5900 GAL=Consumption
$ 39.29*Cost of consumption
$ 53.77Total of Water
 
$ 53.77XTotal of Water
$ .06=7% sales tax on water
$ 3.23Tax on Water
 
$ 10.13+Flat monthly connection fee for sewer
$ 5.22XPer thousand gallon consumption
5900 GAL=Consumption
$ 30.80*Cost of consumption
$ 40.93Total of Sewer
 
$ 2.03+Flat Monthly Connection Fee for Sewer Construction*
$ 5.25+Flat Monthly Storm Sewer Fee
$.1.65+Flat Monthly Resource Recovery Fee
 
$106.86=Total Bill*
 
Service Charge: $53.77 (water) + $3.23 (tax) + $40.93 (sewer) + $1.65 (sewer const.) + $5.25 (storm sewer) +1.65 (resource recovery) = $106.86
 

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