Alerts - Notices
Reminder: Phase-in of water rate increase takes effect July 1
Beginning July 1, 2019, M.U.D. water customers will see an increase to the commodity (usage) component of their water bill. The District’s board of directors approved a 19-percent increase using a phased-in approach to allow customers additional time to adjust their annual budgets.
Phase one is a 7-percent increase to the commodity component of the water bill effective July 1, 2019. The average residential water customer’s bill is projected to increase by 53 cents per month because of this increase.
Phase two is a 12-percent increase to the commodity component of the water bill effective January 1, 2020.
The rate increase is needed to support the replacement of critical water main infrastructure. Areas of the District’s system are at the end of useful life with more than 500 water main breaks a year at an annual cost of $7.5 million. The District is taking progressive measures with a long-term goal to replace up to 30 miles of targeted water mains a year.
Link to July bill insert.
Link to Rate Schedules page. The various water rate schedules are posted in the box to the left.