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Sewer Rates

Sanitary Sewer Rates Effective July 1, 2019

Rate Component Amount
Evergreen / Farmington $ 30.11
OCWRC Operation & Maintenance 3.88
Reserves (includes MDEQ) 2.50
Debt Service 3.80
Misc. Revenue / Interest Income (0.92)
TOTAL $ 39.37

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, 2019 sewer rates will be billed at a rate of $39.37 per 1,000 cubic feet of water with a minimum bill of $62.99 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 $157.48 per quarter. Bills will be prorated so that sewer use prior to July 1, 2019 will be billed at the 2018/2019 rate. Sewer use after July 1, 2019 will be billed using the 2019/2020 rate.