Sewer Department

The sewer utility is comprised of seven lift stations, a treatment plant that is capable of treating 229,000 gallons of wastewater daily, and approximately 75,000 feet of sewer mains throughout the city. Our sewer operator is responsible for maintaining the water and sewer systems 365 days a year. The treatment plant is an extended aeration-activated sludge system and meets all current DNR permit requirements.

Sewer Rates as of February 1, 2017

Minimum Bill per Month

5/8 and 3/4 inch meter: $22.00
1 inch meter: $44.00
1 1/2 inch meter: $88.00
2 inch meter: $154.00
3 inch meter: $352.00
4 inch meter: $616.00

Cubic Foot Charge

$4.34 per 100 cu ft
High Strength Surcharge
BOD unit price = $0.76 per pound
SS unit price = $0.40 per pound
(In excess of 250 mg/L discharged during a billing period)