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Sewer Rates

Sanitary Sewer Rates Effective July 1, 2021

Rate Component Amount
Evergreen / Farmington $ 35.19
OCWRC Operation & Maintenance 4.70
Reserves (includes EGLE) 1.50
Debt Service 4.04
Misc. Revenue / Interest Income (1.18)
TOTAL $ 44.25


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

Each year, the Great Lakes Water Authority updates their rates for the 112 communities that use their water and sewer service including Farmington Hills.

As of July 1, 2021 sewer rates will be billed at a rate of $44.25 per 1,000 cubic feet of water with a minimum bill of $70.80 per quarter. Minimum bills are necessary to share in the cost of operating and maintaining the sewer system. Residents without City water will pay a flat rate for sewer of $177.00 per quarter. Bills will be prorated so that sewer use prior to July 1, 2021 will be billed at the 2020/2021 rate. Sewer use after July 1, 2021 will be billed using the 2021/2022 rate.