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KALAMA'S WATER/SEWER RATE STUDY

In 2015 the City conducted a comprehensive utility rate study for water and sewer rates.   The final report was presented at a public hearing on October 21, 2015.    The Study recommends the City increase rates in each of the next five years in order to meet the operating costs, depreciation, and maintenance/improvement requirements of the System.  Water rates will be increasing 4% in 2016 and then 2% in each of the next 4 years.  Sewer rates will be increasing 9.5% in 2016 and then 9.5% in 2017 & 2018, 8.5% in 2019 and 2% in 2020.   Read the full report here.