Schedule W-3 Large Volume Industrial Water Service

Effective January 2, 2024 (Supersedes Schedule W-3 effective January 2, 2023)

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This rate is available to industrial customers whose primary water requirement is for use in the process in which the customer is primarily engaged; whose normal water consumption is 5,000 hundred cubic feet or more per month; and who agree to remain on this rate for a period of not less than one year.

An industrial customer is generally defined as a customer who is engaged primarily in a process which creates or changes any raw or unfinished materials into another form or product but may include other processes where District determines that load characteristics are similar. Irrigation is specifically excluded.


The unit of measure for water billing is CCF. 1 CCF = 100 cubic feet = 748 gallons.

Rate – Monthly Billing

Schedule W-3 Large Volume Industrial Water Service

Service Charge:

Meter Size

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Commodity Charge

First 5,000 CCF (100 cubic feet) or less


Over 5,000 CCF (per 100 cubic feet)


Minimum Monthly Bill

The minimum monthly charge shall be $9,821.00 plus the monthly service charge as indicated above.

Statutory Payment to Cities and Villages

Neb. Rev. Stat. § 14-2138 (2019) requires Metropolitan Utilities District to pay the city of a metropolitan class two (2) percent of the retail sales of water sold by the District within such city. Neb. Rev. Stat. § 14-2139 (2019) requires Metropolitan Utilities District to pay every city or village of any class, other than metropolitan, in which the district sells water, two (2) percent of retail sales of water within such city or village. Two (2) percent has not been included in the above rate. Therefore, the rate for all customers residing inside the corporate limits of a city of a metropolitan class or other city or village in which the district sells water is two (2) percent greater than the rate indicated above.


The monthly bill will be rendered at the above net rate. If not paid within 15 days of date of bill, unpaid water charges are subject to a late payment charge of four (4) percent.

Turn-On Charge

A turn-on charge will be required upon application for water service.

Interruption of Service

Water service under this schedule is subject to restriction or prohibition in the event of an emergency, planned or unplanned work on the water system, or in response to water shortages. The District shall determine and execute the appropriate level of response in accordance with its Water Rules and Regulations.

M.U.D.’s Gas and Water Rate Schedules

Rate Schedules – Gas

Schedule A – Residential Gas Service
Schedule B – Commercial or Industrial Firm Gas Service
Schedule C – Large Volume Firm Gas Service
Schedule CS-1 – Contract Gas Service
Schedule D – Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Vehicle Service Rate
Schedule F – Fixed Rate Gas Service
Schedule FT – Firm Gas Transportation Service
Schedule Gas Cost Adjustment
Schedule GIR – Gas Infrastructure Replacement (GIR) Rider
Schedule IT – Interruptible Gas Transportation Service
Schedule No. 3 – Interruptible Gas Service

Rate Schedules – Water

Schedule W-1 Residential Water Service
Schedule W-2 Commercial and Industrial Water Service
Schedule W-3 Large Volume Industrial Water Service
Schedule W-4 Commercial & Industrial Water Service – Sprinkling, Lake Recharge, Cooling
Schedule W-FL Private Fire Line
Schedule WIR – Infrastructure Replacement
Schedule WWS Wholesale Water Service