Water Meters, 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

$14.92 Monthly Connection Fee
$6.86 Charge for 1,000 gallons
+6% Sales Tax on Service and Water (Wet Tax) Consumption

Sewer

$12.16 Monthly Connection Fee
$6.26 Charge for 1,000 gallons

Sewer Construction

$2.44 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

$14.92 (Water) + $0.90 (Tax) + $12.16 (Sewer) + $2.44 (Sewer Const.)
+ $1.65 (Resource Recovery) + $5.25 (Storm Sewer) = $37.32

Example

$14.92+Flat monthly connection fee for water
$ 6.86XPer thousand gallon consumption
5900 GAL=Consumption
$ 40.47*Cost of consumption
$ 55.39Total of Water
 
$ 55.39XTotal of Water
$ .06=7% sales tax on water
$ 3.32Tax on Water
 
$ 12.16+Flat monthly connection fee for sewer
$ 6.26XPer thousand gallon consumption
5900 GAL=Consumption
$ 36.93*Cost of consumption
$ 49.09Total of Sewer
 
$ 2.44+Flat Monthly Connection Fee for Sewer Construction*
$ 5.25+Flat Monthly Storm Sewer Fee
$.1.65+Flat Monthly Resource Recovery Fee
 
$117.14=Total Bill*
 
 
 
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