Public Service Commission Has Approved New Water Rates
New Water Rates Will Go Into Effect on September 1, 2023
The Public Service Commission (PSC) issued a Final Decesion approving new water rates for the City of Menomonie on July 3, 2023. The new rates will go into effect on September 1, 2023. The average single family residential customer's bill will increase by $8.51 per quarter, from $55.65 to $64.16 or 15.29%.
The City's most recent conventional rate case was in 2015. Since then, the City has incurred a 22.04% increase in gross plant investment (including the upcoming Well #9 project) and a 14.73% increase in operating expenses.