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Notice of Water Rate Increase

Notice of Water Rate Increase

Date: June 1, 2021

Combined Consumers Special Utility District Customers

 

During the last few years the District has been working on projects that will improve service to our customers. All of these projects were funded with monies set aside by the Board of Directors for capital improvements.

 

Within the last three years Combined has made many improvements to our water system, but we are facing many upgrades to our system in the near future in order to be able to provide you, our consumers with the best quality of water possible.

 

The Rate increase is due to the increasing price of chemicals used to treat the water and the increasing cost of pipe and materials used to maintain the system.

 

When presented with such increases, the Board of Directors is still determined to meet the growing needs of our customers, continue to improve services, and maintain the existing investment in our infrastructure. In order to meet these goals, the Board of Directors passed a rate that will meet all the above obligations, fund our improvement program, as well as keeping the District financially stable. Therefore, the Board has approved an increase in the water rates as follows:

                                               The Base Rate is not changing.                                                                      

Meter Size

Old Rate

New Rate  as of  2016

5/8” x ¾”

$38.15

$40.15

1”

$51.12

$54.12

1-1/2_”

$105.25

$110.25

2”

$190.75

$200.75

3”

$364.50

$396.50

4”

$602.50

$652.50

 

A summary of the rate changes approved by the Board of Directors is set forth below.

Volumetric  Rates 

Will increase by .25 per 1000 gallons.

 

Gallons

Existing Rates

New Rates

0-2,000 gallons

$5.10 per 1,000 gallons

$5.35 per 1,000 gallons

2,001-5,000 gallons

$5.50 per 1,000 gallons

$5.75 per 1,000 gallons

5,001-8,000 gallons

$6.00 per 1,000 gallons

$6.25 per 1,000 gallons

8,001-15,000 gallons

$7.00 per 1,000 gallons

$7.25 per 1,000 gallons

>15,000 gallons

$7.50 per 1,000 gallons

$7.75 per 1,000 gallons

 

This new rate structure will begin September 1, 2021, and will be present on September 2021 bills. If you have any questions about the new rate or the District, feel free to contact the District office at 903-356-3321.

 

 

Drew Roberts

General Manager