Water/Wastewater Department

Kevin Krahn, 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, 2016

2016 water rates

Residential:

Base charge - $29.23
1,000-6,000 gallons - $6.77/1000
7,000-1,000 gallons - $ 7.58/1000
13,000-25,000 gallons - $ 8.66/1000
26,000+ gallons - $ 9.74/1000

Comm/Ind.

Base charge $29.23
1,000-50,000 gallons - $7.31/1000
51,000+ gallons - $7.58/1000

Rural:

Base charge $30.31
1,000-6,000 gallons   - $ 7.58/1000
7,000-12,000 gallons - $ 8.66/1000
13,000-25,000 gallons - $ 9.74/1000
26,000+ gallons - $10.82/1000

2016 sewer rates:

Residential: $39.80 flat fee per month
Rural: $42.45 flat fee per month
Commercial/Industrial: $42.45 flat fee for 1st 3,000 gallons of water used. $7.95/1,000 gallons based on water usage for every 1,000 gallons over 3,000 used