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Sewer Usage Fees
Residential
The regular residential sewer user charge for each household or living unit shall be $21.50 per month.

Commercial
The regular commercial sewer user charge, except for those customers classified as significant industrial users under city ordinance, shall be $21.50 per month for up to 700 cubic feet of sewage discharge. Plus, an additional charge of $2.40 per 100 cubic feet shall be made on sewage discharge in excess of the first 700 cubic feet per month.

Commercial sewer customers shall be subject to a surcharge in addition to the regular charge based upon the strength of the effluent discharged into the wastewater system to be computed using actual flow monitoring in accordance with the following schedule:
  • Any excess over 200 mg/l of B.O.D. shall be charged the rate of $0.33 per pound.
  • Any excess over 250 mg/l of T.S.S. shall be charged the rate of $0.27 per pound.
  • Any excess over 20 mg/l of NH3 shall be charged the rate of $1.18 per pound.

Industrial
The regular charge for commercial sewer customers that are classified as significant industrial users under city ordinance shall be $66 per month for up to 700 cubic feet of sewage discharge. Plus, an additional charge of $4.42 per 100 cubic feet shall be made on sewage discharge in excess of the first 700 cubic feet per month.

Industrial sewer customers shall be subject to a surcharge in addition to the regular charge based upon the strength of the effluent discharged into the wastewater system to be computed using actual flow monitoring in accordance with the following schedule:
  • Any excess over 200 mg/l of B.O.D. shall be charged the rate of $ 0.33 per pound.
  • Any excess over 250 mg/l of T.S.S. shall be charged the rate of $ 0.27per pound.
  • Any excess over 20 mg/l of NH3 shall be charged the rate of $ 1.18 per pound.

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1300 11th Street SE
Watertown, SD 57201
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