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WATER/SEWER – RATES TO INCREASE IN 2019

Post Date:12/18/2018 2:03 PM

In 2019 starting with the bill citizens will receive at the beginning of February for January usage, water base rates will be increased 2% and sewer rates will increase 8.5%.   For Single-Family Residential billings based on an average usage of 600 cubic feet, the increase will be approximately $8.70 per month.  With an average monthly usage of 1000 cubic feet, the increase will be approximately $11.30 per month.  In 2015 the City of Kalama conducted a comprehensive water/sewer rate study and, based upon the findings and recommendations included in the final report, adopted a schedule of rate increases to be implemented and this is the fourth of the 5 annual increases. Garbage rates have also increased and the total increase to bills is shown below

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