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Sewer Rates

Sanitary Sewer Rates Effective July 1, 2016

Rate Component Amount
Evergreen / Farmington $ 23.28
OCWRC Operation & Maintenance 4.77
Reserves (includes MDEQ) 2.30
Debt Service 3.60
Misc. Revenue / Interest Income (0.60)
TOTAL $ 33.35


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

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

As of July 1, 2016 sewer rates will increase $2.24 from $31.11 to $33.35 per 1,000 cubic feet of water with a minimum bill of $53.36 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 $133.40 per quarter. Bills will be prorated so that sewer use prior to July 1, 2016 will be billed at the current 2015/2016 rate. Sewer use after July 1, 2016 will be billed at the new 2016/2017 rate.