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City Office: 515-832-9151

Utilities

Charges
Utility Bill Charges Consist of:

  • Electric
  • Water
  • Sewer
  • Recycling
  • Landfill
  • Miscellaneous Fees (i.e. taxes and penalties)
Billing Process

Customers receive utility bills every month. The city is divided into two sections.

  • Cycle 1 is billed on the 15th of the month and is due the following month on the 10th.
  • Cycle 2 is billed on the 25th of the month and is due the following month on the 20th.

If these dates fall on a weekend, the billing or due date will roll back to Friday, if it falls on Saturday. It will roll to Monday, if the date falls on Sunday.

While the account is in their name, customers are responsible for all billings.

Payments

Utility bill payments can be made as follows:

  • By mail: City of Webster City, PO Box 217, Webster City 50595 (allow at least 3 days for delivery)
  • At the Utility Department counter inside City Hall.
  • At the Drop Box located in the driveway to the west of City Hall – between City Hall and City Hall Plaza.
  • Automatic clearing house payment (ACH) – payments are automatically deducted from the customer’s checking account on the due date. A form will need to be signed and a voided Check to be filled out at Utility Office for this service.
  • Phone – call 515-832-9141 to pay over the phone. A 2.75% charge of the amount paid will be added at time of payment when using a Credit card or Debit Card.
  • Echeck – there will be a $.40 charge at the time of payment.
Electric Rates
City Residential Rate:
Base Rate $23.70 per month
Energy Charge 9.35 cents per kWh
Electric Heat Rate:
Base Rate $23.70 per month
Energy Charge 8.87 cents per kWh
Rural Residential and Farm Service Rate: 
Base Rate: Single Phase $43.60 per month
Three Phase $127.50 per month
Energy Charge 9.46 cents per kWh
Electric Heat Rate-Rural Residential/Farm Service:
Base Rate $43.60 per month
Energy Charge 9.03 cents per kWh
Grain Bin Rate:
Base Rate $127.50 per month
Energy Charge 9.46 cents per kWh
Commercial and Small Industry:
Base Rate: Single Phase $85.00 per month
Three Phase $127.50 per month
Energy Charge 9.36 cents per kWh
Rural Commercial and Small Industry:
Base Rate: Single Phase $105.00 per month
Three Phase $147.50 per month
Energy Charge 9.46 cents per kWh
Commercial Space Heat Rate:
Base Rate: Single Phase $85.00 per month
Three Phase $127.50 per month
Energy Charge 8.88 cents per kWh
Rural Commercial Space Heat Rate:
Base Rate: Single Phase $105.00 per month
Three Phase $147.50 per month
Energy Charge 8.98 cents per kWh

 

Industrial Rate: 
Base Rate Less than 1 Million KWh/yr $2178.13 per month
Month 1-3 Million KWh/yr $3134.38 per month
Month 3-10 Million KWh/yr $4223.44 per month
Month More than 10 Million KWh/yr $8446.88 per month

 

Power Supply Base Demand  $21.04 per coincident kW
Transmission Demand:  $.85 per coincident kW
Energy Charge:  $3.84 cents per kWh
Water Rates

Monthly Base Rate:
Residential customers and commercial users under 25 units/Mo: $10.00
Small Commercial users (25 to 49 units/Mo): $20.00
Medium Commercial users (50 to 199 units/Mo): $50.00
Large Commercial users (200 or more units/Mo): $200.00

Volume
First 20 units                  $5.17 per unit
Next 20 units                  $4.27 per unit
Over 40 units                  $3.07 per unit

Sewer Rates

Monthly Base Rate:
Residential customers and commercial users under 25 units/Mo: $20.00
Small Commercial users (25 to 49 units/Mo): $28.00
Medium Commercial users (50 to 199 units/Mo): $55.00
Large Commercial users (200 or more units/Mo): $220.00

Volume: $3.75 per 100 cubic feet of water usage

For major industrial users that monitor the flow and concentration of constituents discharged to the sanitary sewer system the rates shall be as indicated below.

Monthly Base Rate: $450.00

Volume: $0.58 per 100 cubic feet
CBOD: $0.58 per pound of CBOD
TSS: $0.27 per pound of TSS
TKN: $4.60 per pound of TKN
Oil & Grease: $0.42 per pound of oil and grease

Recycling & Landfill Fees

Recycling Fee

$3.75 per month per dwelling unit

Landfill Fees

Residential units                                              $1.75
Commercial/Industrial-Level 1                    $2.75
Commercial/Industrial-Level 2                    $35.00
Commercial/Industrial-Level 3                    $475.00
Commercial/Industrial-Level 4                    $900.00