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Sewer Rates

Sanitary Sewer Rates Effective July 1, 2018

Rate Component Amount
Evergreen / Farmington $ 28.11
OCWRC Operation & Maintenance 4.08
Reserves (includes MDEQ) 2.49
Debt Service 3.83
Misc. Revenue / Interest Income (0.90)
TOTAL $ 37.61


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, 2018 sewer rates will billed at a rate of $37.61 per 1,000 cubic feet of water with a minimum bill of $60.18 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 $150.44 per quarter. Bills will be prorated so that sewer use prior to July 1, 2018 will be billed at the current 2017/2018 rate. Sewer use after July 1, 2018 will be billed at the new 2018/2019 rate.