Why is my sewer charge so much higher than my water charge?

The base rate for sewer is less than the base rate for water; however, the sewer volumetric rate is higher than the water volumetric rate. Therefore, with increased usage the total sewer charge will become higher than the total water charge. The capital and maintenance expenses associated with safely and adequately transporting sewage from homes and businesses to the sewage treatment plant are significantly higher than transporting water to homes and businesses. Click HERE for the most recent water and sewer rates.

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