Water Rates and Extension Rules

Utilizing Lake Superior as the source; water must be pumped, properly treated, and transported via transmission and distribution mains throughout the distribution area before it is a clean useable viable commodity within your home or business. Superior Water, Light and Power Company water revenues come exclusively from water rates and fees and cannot be subsidized by the natural gas or electric utility.

Rate increases are needed at times to adequately support our ability to maintain infrastructure, expand the system, and meet strict but prudent regulatory requirements.

While this site will try to explain certain items about your rates, please note all rate schedules and rules and regulations are described in detail in our rate book.

APPLICATION
To water service for all classes of customers within the distribution area

Customer Charge
5/8" $18.25
3/4" $18.25
1" $28.00
1-1/2" $45.00
2" $70.00
3" $110.00
4" $160.00
6" $280.00
8" $415.00
10" $595.00
12" $775.00
Volume Rates (per 100 Cubic feet)
First 2,000 Cubic Feet $5.75/ccf
Next 48,000 Cubic Feet $4.85/ccf
Next 50,000 Cubic Feet $4.55/ccf
Next 100,000 Cubic Feet $3.65/ccf

Minimum Charge (Monthly)
The applicable Customer Charge.

What is a Ccf?
Ccf stands for hundred cubic foot.
The C is the Roman numeral C, meaning one hundred.

How does Ccf relate to gallons?
The formula conversion of Ccf to gallons is below:
X Ccf multiplied by 748 = X gallons

Example: 1 Ccf times 748 = 748 gallons

The City of Superior has chosen to have Superior Water, Light and Power Company bill the public fire protection charge to the customers directly on their water utility bills.

APPLICATION
To public fire protection service for all classes of customers within the City of Superior

This service shall include the use of hydrants for fire protection service* only and such quantities of water as may be demanded for the purpose of extinguishing fires within the service area. This service shall also include water used for testing equipment and training personnel. For all other purposes, the metered or other rates set forth, or as may be filed with the Public Service Commission, shall apply.

*The total charge for public fire protection service is based on costs not only of direct facilities, such as fire hydrants, but also the allocated share of costs for the extra capacity designed into the water system for fire flow capacity, including wells, pumps, water treatment plant, transmission and distribution mains, storage facilities, and other facilities.

Customer Charge
5/8" $13.00
3/4" $13.00
1" $30.00
1-1/2" $65.00
2" $100.00
3" $190.00
4" $325.00
6" $650.00
8" $1,050.00
10" $1,550.00
12" $2,100.00
 
Village of Superior Municipal Charge $3,660.00

APPLICATION
To public fire protection service for all classes of customers within the City of Superior

This service shall consist of permanent or continuous unmetered connections to the main for the purpose of supplying water to private fire protection systems such as automatic sprinkler systems, standpipes, and private hydrants. This service shall also include reasonable quantities of water used for testing check valves and other back flow prevention devices.

Customer Charge
2" $14.00
3" $26.00
4" $45.00
5" $90.00
8" $142.00
10" $215.00
12" $285.00
14" $355.00
16" $430.00