Water Rate – Residential
(A) Residential Service …………………………. $ 17.00
Plus $1.00 per 1000 gals.

Water Rate – Commercial
(A) Commercial Service ……………………….. $ 34.00
Plus $1.75 per 1000 gals.

Bulk Hydrant Water ……………………………… $ 5.00 per 1000 gals

Sewer Rate – Residential ………………… $ 19.31
Wastewater Bond Repayment …………. $ 32.19
Total $ 51.50

Sewer Rate – Commercial …………………………….. $ 21.37
Wastewater Bond Repayment (Minimum) ……….. $ 32.19
Plus $1.00 per 1,000 gals Total $53.56

Basic Garbage Rate……………………………. $ 7.75

Security Deposit ………………………………… $ 100.00

Late fee (utility billing) ……… ………… …… …. 10% of balance due
(Late Fees- System will calculate 10% of balance due on the 21st of each month)

Shut off for non-payment ………………………. $ 25.00
(Shut off on last business day of month until paid in full)

(A) Residential
Residential Customers will be charged one-1 Base Rate.
Multi-Family dwelling on one meter shall be charged one-1 Base Rate per unit.

(B) Commercial
Commercial Customers shall be charge according to their Equivalent Residential Units (ERU) as outlined in the City of Wendell 2007 Wastewater Facilities Plan. Commercial Customers not listed in the 2007 Wastewater Facilities Plan shall have their ERU’s figured by the formula set out below. In addition to the ERU fee Commercial Customers will also be assessed a $1.75 per 1,000 gallons of water through a meter.

Formula: Average monthly commercial water through meter divided by the average monthly water through the meter of a residential customer equals number of ERU’s.

Average monthly residential water through meter shall be figured by using 12 consecutive months of residential water usage divided by the number of residential customers divided by 12 equaling the average residential water through meter.

A Commercial Customer may have their ERUs reviewed once annually if requested in writing.

Appeal of ERU’s: A commercial customer may appeal the amount of ERU’s to the City of Wendell by filing a written notice with the City Clerk of the reason for the customers appeal. If the customer is unable to reach an agreement with the City Clerk they may appeal to the City Council at the next regular council meeting. The City Clerk and City Council shall make their decision of the appeal based only on ERU’s.

(C) Industrial
Industrial Customers of the City of Wendell shall enter into a Discharge Agreement. Said Discharge Agreement will be prepared by an Engineer chosen by the City of Wendell and paid for by the customer.