Rates

In The City of Maquoketa, water and wastewater services are provided by the City of Maquoketa.

Water and sewer bills include the following charges:

Landfill ($2.84)
Storm Water Flat Fee ($4.00, $7.50 or $15.50)
Water Charges (see rates below)
Water Revenue Bond Charges (see rates below)
Sewer Charges (see rates below)
Any Applicable Taxes

Water Charges –  2019 Billing Cycle (Adopted 02/23/2019) 

Basic Services plus 300 cu. ft. $12.264
Over 300 cu. ft. $1.34 per 100 cubic feet
Over 100,300 cu. ft. $0.44
Non- Metered Trailers $19.044/month

*All water billing rates reflect a one-time 20% increase from previous billing rates.
†All water billing rates shall be increased by 3.0% each year following adoption of this ordinance to account for cost of living increases.

Sewer Charges –  2019 Billing Cycle (Adopted 02/23/2019) 

Basic Services plus 300 cu. ft. $27.708
Over 300 cu. ft. $1.81 per 100 cu. Ft. ($ .0181 per cu. ft)
Non-Metered Trailers $36.756

* All sewer billing rates reflect a one-time 20% increase from previous billing rates.
† All sewer billing rates shall be increased by 2.0% each year following adoption of this ordinance to account for cost of living increases.

 

Storm Sewer Charges –  2019 Billing Cycle (Adopted 02/23/2019) 

2019 Billing Cycle (Upon Adoption) Rate Per 100 Cu. Ft.
Minimum Bill (Residential) $4.00
Minimum Bill (Commercial) $7.50
Minimum Bill (Industrial) $15.50

* All storm sewer rates reflect a $0.50 increase to the minimum billing rate

Water Revenue Bond Charges –  2019 Billing Cycle (Adopted 02/23/2019) 

Basic Services plus 300 cu. ft. $2.75
Over 300 cu. ft. $0.65 per 100 cu. ft.
Over 50,300 cu. ft. $0.12 per 100 cu. ft.

The Water Company shall charge twenty-eight dollars ($28.00) per year for the installation and maintenance of a separate water meter for water that does not enter the City’s sanitary sewer system. The property owner shall also pay the current rate for water consumed as outlined above, but shall not pay the sewer user charge for the water metered by this separate meter

For more information on water and sewer rates, please contact:
Maquoketa City Hall
201 East Pleasant Street
Maquoketa, IA 52060
563-652-2484

Reconnect Fees

If the water is currently shut off, a $20 reconnect fee will need to be paid before we can turn the water on and someone must meet us there.