South Milwaukee Wastewater Treatment Facility

3003 5th Avenue, South Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Sewer User Rates
Effective April 1, 2012, the sewer user rates are as follows:

Fixed Meter Fee: 
This is charged based on the size of water meter being used.  Most homes have a 5/8" meter.
                                    Old Rate                           Rate 4/1/12
5/8”                            $17.30                                $19.00
¾”                              $21.20                                $23.00
1”                                $29.00                                $32.00
1 ¼”                           $36.80                                $40.00
1 ½”                           $48.50                                $53.00
2”                                $71.90                                 $79.00
3”                                $126.50                             $139.00
4”                                $204.50                            $225.00
6”                                $399.50                            $439.00
8”                                $633.50                            $697.00


User Fee:

Old rate  =  $3.19 per 100 cubic feet of water used.
4/1/12     =  $3.35 per 100 cubic feet of water used.

Sewer user bills are issued every4 months (3 times per year), and are listed on your water bill. 
Sewer bills are based on total consumption of water plus the fixed meter fee.



Sample sewer bill calculation at 4/1/12 rate:

You have a 5/8 " water meter..................................................$19.00

You used 1500 Cubic feet of water
(15 x $3.35 = $50.25)................................................................$50.25
                                                                                                      $69.25

 
Please keep in mind that 100 cubic feet of wastewater = 748 gallons.