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309 N 5th St, Norfolk, NE 68701
Phone: (402) 844-2000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Water and Sewer Rates

Water and Sewer Rates  

WATER/SEWER SERVICE (City Code Chapter 26)

Water and/or Sewer Service (new)

New water service customers must fill out an application with the Water Billing Clerk (City Clerk’s office) and pay a $30.00 connection fee (non-refundable).

Water and/or Sewer Service (reconnection)

If a customer fails to pay for water/sewer service and gets disconnected, there is a reconnect fee of $30.00 that must be paid prior to reconnection. After regular business hours, the fee is $45.00. Water payment agreements are available for those unable to pay the water/sewer bill on time. However, complete payment must be made prior to the next billing.

Bi-monthly Utility Bill

Water Fees. Residential meters are read every two months. Meters north of Norfolk Avenue are billed during even-numbered months. Meters south of Norfolk Avenue are billed during odd-numbered months.  Meter readings for normal billing purposes are taken off the outside remote meter. When a difference occurs between the inside and remote meter, the inside meter reading shall determine your water consumption. City of Norfolk meters register usage in cubic feet (cu. ft.)  One cubic foot is equal to 7.48 gallons.

The following rate table shall be used to determine fees for water consumption starting October 1, 2009.  Example: If you are inside the city limits, have a 1" meter and used 7,000 cubic feet, your bill would be 14.50 for the first 660 cu. ft., plus 1.29 per 100 cu. ft for the next 6000 cu. ft or $77.40, plus 1.03 per 100 cu. ft for the remaining 340 cu. ft or 3.50.  Your water fees would be 14.50 + 77.40 + 3.50 which equals 95.40.


Water Meter Size & Location

Minimum Rate for
first 660 cu. ft.
Additional Rate per 100 cu. ft. for
next 6,000 cu. ft. next 27,000 cu. ft. over 33,660 cu. ft.
5/8" Meter Inside City Limits $11.40 $1.29 $1.03 $.91
3/4" Meter Inside City Limits $12.35 $1.29 $1.03 $.91
1" Meter Inside City Limits $14.50 $1.29 $1.03 $.91
1 1/2" Meter Inside City Limits $26.50 $1.29 $1.03 $.91
2" Meter Inside City Limits $41.00 $1.29 $1.03 $.91
3" Meter Inside City Limits  $78.00 $1.29 $1.03 $.91
4" Meter Inside City Limits $120.00 $1.29 $1.03 $.91
6" Meter Inside City Limits $230.00 $1.29 $1.03 $.91
5/8" Meter Outside City Limits $22.80 $2.58 $2.06 $1.52
3/4" Meter Outside City Limits $24.70 $2.58 $2.06 $1.52
1" Meter Outside City Limits $29.00 $2.58 $2.06 $1.52
1 1/2" Meter Outside City Limits $53.00 $2.58 $2.06 $1.52
2" Meter Outside City Limits $82.00 $2.58 $2.06 $1.52
3" Meter Outside City Limits  $156.00 $2.58 $2.06 $1.52
4" Meter Outside City Limits $240.00 $2.58 $2.06 $1.52
6" Meter Outside City Limits $460.00 $2.58 $2.06 $1.52

Sewer Fees. Industrial and Commercial Sewer usage is based on the water usage for the same billing period.  Residential sewer use is based on the water usage during the winter months. For those contributors who discharge wastewater of strength greater than normal domestic sewage, an additional surcharge will be collected.

The following rate table shall be used to determine fees for sewer usage starting October 1, 2012.  Example: If you are a residential customer with a winter usage of 2500 cubic feet your bill would be 22.11 for the first 400 cu. ft. plus 1.58 per 100 cu. ft for the remaining 2100 cu. ft or 33.18.  Your sewer fees would be 22.11 + 33.18 which equals 55.29.

Minimum Rate for first 400 cu. ft. Additional Rate Per 100 cu. ft. for
Over 400 cu. ft
All Sewer Customers $22.11 $1.58

The City of Norfolk offers Automatic Payment for utility bills.  Please contact (402) 844-2018 for information.