Read Your Water Meter Today – Water & Sewer Rates Going Up

UpArrowThe City of Morden’s request for a utility rate increase was approved by the Public Utilities Board on November 21st, 2013. Below are the new rates which received 2nd & 3rd reading at the Council Meeting held on December 2nd, 2013 and will take effect on January 1, 2014.

OLD RATE                   NEW RATE
Quarterly Service Charge Water – $/per 1,000 Gallons                        $17.60                            $15.50
First 100,000 gallons per Quarter Water – $/per 1,000 Gallons        $7.25                              $11.61
Over 100,000 gallons per Quarter Water – $/per 1,000 Gallons        $3.45                             $5.57
First 100,000 gallons per Quarter Sewer – $/per 1,000 Gallons        $3.15                             $4.20
Over 100,000 gallons per Quarter Sewer – $/per 1,000 Gallons        $0.95                            $1.70
Minimum Quarterly – Water & Sewer                                                     $48.80                          $62.93
Minimum Quarterly – Water Only                                                           $39.35                           $50.33
Bulk Water $/per 1,000 Gallons                                                               $8.20                             $12.85
Re-connection Fee                                                                                        $50.00                           $50.00
Hydrant Rental (Annual)                                                                            $120.00                          $150.00

“Anyone who has not provided a water meter reading recently, is asked to provide a reading prior to paying their December bill if they wish to pay at the old rates, as the new rates take effect on January 1st, 2014,” said Garry Hiebert – Director of Finance & Administration.