Utility Rates

Utility bills are sent every month and include charges for: Water, Sewer, Garbage, Storm Water and Bloomington-Normal Water Reclamation District (BNWRD).

Utility
Charges Maintenance Fee - Monthly
Consumption Fee (volume used)

Billing Example/Notes
Water Based on consumption
registered by meter
$5.87 monthly
$6.44 per one
thousand gallons
Water usage for one month is 5,000 gallons:
  • Maintenance fee = $5.87
  • Consumption (5 x $6.44) = $32.20
  • TOTAL ($5.87 + $32.20) = $38.07

Sewer
Based on consumption
registered by meter
$3.25 monthly
$2.23 per one thousand gallons
Water usage for one month is 5,000 gallons:
  • Maintenance fee = $3.25
  • Consumption (5 x $2. 23) = $11.15
  • TOTAL ($3.25 + $11.15) = $14.40

Garbage

$24.00 monthly


Includes curbside collections: brush, bulky waste, garbage, landscape waste, leaves (fall months), recycling.

Storm Water
Based on number of Equivalent Residential Units (ERUs)
$4.60 monthly

Each ERU is defined as 3,200 sq feet of impervious area. ERUs are rounded to the next larger whole number. For most single family residential properties, the ERUs will equal one.
BNWRD
Based on consumption
registered by meter
Min. charge: $6.60 monthly
Min. charge includes
2,000 gallons of consumption. $1.80 per one thousand gallons above 2,000.
Water usage for one month is 5,000 gallons:
  • Minimum = $6.60
  • Consumption (3 x $1.80) = $5.40
  • TOTAL ($6.60 + $5.40) = $12.00

For billing questions, please call (309) 433-3411 or send an email. There are several ways to pay your bill. Please visit the Payments Page to learn more.