Water/Wastewater Department

Dave Watkins, Superintendent, 507-427-2616

The department operates and maintains the city's wells, water treatment plant, located at Prince St. , and the waste water treatment facility located just north of Mt. Lake.

Water rates increased 2% January 1, 2018

2018 water rates

Residential:

Base charge - $30.41
1,000-6,000 gallons - $7.04/1000
7,000-1,000 gallons - $ 7.88/1000
13,000-25,000 gallons - $ 9.01/1000
26,000+ gallons - $ 10.14/1000

Comm/Ind.

Base charge $30.41
1,000-50,000 gallons - $7.60/1000
51,000+ gallons - $7.88/1000

Rural:

Base charge $31.53
1,000-6,000 gallons   - $ 7.88/1000
7,000-12,000 gallons - $ 9.01/1000
13,000-25,000 gallons - $ 10.14/1000
26,000+ gallons - $11.26/1000

2018 sewer rates:

Residential: $41.40 flat fee per month
Rural: $44.15 flat fee per month
Commercial/Industrial: $43.16 flat fee for 1st 3,000 gallons of water used. $8.27 gallons based on water usage for every 1,000 gallons over 3,000 used