Belle Fourche, SD

Water and Sewer

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New Water Rates

As of January 1, 2024

 

Next month you will notice a slight increase on your water bill.

On September 4, 2018 the City Council approved Resolution No. 13-2018 - A Resolution Setting Forth Various Fees for Goods and Services Provided by the City of Belle Fourche.

 

The new rates for water, sewer and garbage service will be as follows for 2024:

 

Residential New Minimum $88.78

Water: First 3,000 Gallons - $26.04

Water: Over 3,000 Gallons - $2.78 per thousand

Sewer: $27.61 per month

Sewer Improvement: $7.71 per month

Garbage: $21.01 + 6.2% tax ($1.31) per month

Borrower Bond: $5.10

 

Residential – Out of Town

Water: First 3,000 Gallons - $52.08

Water: Over 3,000 Gallons - $5.56 per thousand

 

Commercial New Minimum $66.47

 

Water Comm: First 3,000 Gallons - $26.04

Water Comm: Over 3,000 Gallons - $3.00 per thousand

Sewer Comm: First 6,000 Gallons- $27.61

Sewer Comm: Over 6,000 Gallons - $.86 per thousand

Sewer Improvement: $7.71

Borrower Bond: $5.10

 

Commercial – Out of Town

Water Comm: First 3,000 Gallons - $50.08

Water Comm: Over 3,000 Gallons - $6.00

 


 

Account deposit—Water—Sewer—Garbage—Water improvement or combination
 * An account deposit shall be paid to the City upon application for water or sewer service with or without garbage collection service.
 Account deposit fee (per each separate account) …………………………… $100.00

 

Exception to account deposit—Garbage collection service only

 * An account deposit shall be paid to the City upon application for garbage collection service only.
Account deposit fee (per each separate account) ……………………………... $25.00


Water charges—Monthly meter reading and billing—Delinquency
 * A minimum late payment fee shall be charged, or as per ordinance.
 Minimum late payment fee ………………………………… $5.00

 

Meter accessibility and penalty for damage
* The cost and penalty for turning off and on because of damage to or accessibility problems with a meter. 

Penalty fee ………………………………………………... $50.00

 

Water shutoff due to leaking sewer line:
* A water supply shall not be turned on to the premises until all work ordered by the Director of Public Works has been satisfactorily completed and water turn on/shut off fee has been paid.
 Turn on/shut off fee ……………………………………… $50.00