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Sewer Rates

Sanitary Sewer Rates Effective July 1, 2017

Rate Component Amount
Evergreen / Farmington $ 25.69
OCWRC Operation & Maintenance 4.64
Reserves (includes MDEQ) 2.39
Debt Service 3.63
Misc. Revenue / Interest Income (0.66)
TOTAL $ 35.69

Rates are per 1,000 cubic feet of water used.

Each year, the Great Lakes Water Authority updates their rates for the 125 communities that use their water and sewer service including Farmington Hills.

As of July 1, 2017 sewer rates will billed at a rate of $35.69 per 1,000 cubic feet of water with a minimum bill of $57.10 per quarter. Minimum bills are necessary to share in the cost of operating and maintaining the water and sewer systems. Residents without City water will pay a flat rate for sewer of $142.76 per quarter. Bills will be prorated so that sewer use prior to July 1, 2017 will be billed at the current 2016/2017 rate. Sewer use after July 1, 2017 will be billed at the new 2017/2018 rate.