City Utility Rates
For those customers that read their water meters, those readings are to be called into City Hall by the 5th of the month. Payments are due 1st of the next month or a 10% penalty is assessed and subject to disconnection of service.
New water rate is $24.03 base rate plus .001016 per gallon of consumption. This means a water consumption of 500 gallons would result in the water portion of the bill being 500 times .0.01016 for $5.08 plus the base of $24.03 for total of water being $29.11
New sewer rate is $19.77 base rate plus .00537 per gallon of consumption. This means a water consumption of 500 gallons would result in the sewer portion of the bill being 500 times .00537 for $2.69 plus the base of $19.77 for total of sewer being $22.46
SS (Stormwater) charge is $1.25 for residential properties and varies for commercial properties based on square footage.
RC (Recycling Fee) charge is $1.00 for the recycling bin that is located in the downtown area of Emerson.
TX is tax on the utility charge. Residential customers are charged 6% excise tax on water only. Commercial customers are charged 6% on water and sewer charges.