Utility Rates

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

$15.37 Monthly Connection Fee
$7.07 Charge for 1,000 gallons
+6% Sales Tax on Service and Water (Wet Tax) Consumption

Sewer

$20.00 Monthly Connection Fee
$10.00 Charge for 1,000 gallons

Sewer Construction

$8.00 Monthly Connection Fee

Resource Recovery Fee

$1.60 Fee based on number of units

Storm Sewer Fee

$5.25 Fee based on number of units

Minimum Service Charge

$15.37 (Water) + $0.92 (Tax) + $20.00 (Sewer) + $8.00 (Sewer Const.)
+ $1.60 (Resource Recovery) + $5.25 (Storm Sewer) = $51.14

Example

 
$15.37+Flat monthly connection fee for water
$ 7.07XPer thousand gallon consumption
5900 GAL=Consumption
$ 41.71*Cost of consumption
$ 57.08Total of Water
 
$ 57.08XTotal of Water
$ .06=6% sales tax on water
$ 3.42Tax on Water
 
$ 20.00+Flat monthly connection fee for sewer
$ 10.00XPer thousand gallon consumption
5900 GAL=Consumption
$ 59.00*Cost of consumption
$ 79.00Total of Sewer
 
$ 5.00+Flat Monthly Connection Fee for Sewer Construction*
$ 5.25+Flat Monthly Storm Sewer Fee
$1.60+Flat Monthly Resource Recovery Fee
 
$154.35=Total Bill*
 
 
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