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Rate Increase for Tennessee Wastewater Customers 

On June 15, 2020, the Tennessee Public Utility Commission approved an increase in rates for wastewater services effective July 1, 2020. The following new rates have been established for monthly wastewater service and escrow charges:

The monthly rates below include currently authorized riders, surcharges, and taxes.

RESIDENTIAL CUSTOMERS

New Rate

Rate Class 1 and 2

$52.07

Rate Class 5 and 6

$46.67

Rate Class 9 (Southridge)*

$28.26

* Rate excludes wastewater treatment pass-through surcharge applicable to Rate Class 9.

COMMERCIAL CUSTOMERS

WITHOUT FOOD SERVICE

WITH FOOD SERVICE

New Rate

New Rate

From 0 to 300 Gallons Per Day

$115.12

$152.02

Up to Each Additional 100 Gallon Per Day Up To

$22.25

$26.65

1,000 Gallons Per Day Maximum

From 1,001 to 2,000 Gallons Per Day

$441.87

$548.02

Up to Each Additional 1,000 Gallons Per Day

$171.85

$210.40

COMMERCIAL CABINS (Based on Square Footage per Register of Deeds)

New Rate

From 0-2,000 Square Feet

$78.32

From 2,001 to 4,000 Square Feet

$90.32

From 4,001 to 6,000 Square Feet

$106.32

Over 6,000 Square Feet

$129.32

CAPACITY RESERVATION FEE (FORMERLY SEWER ACCESS FEES)

Along with the rate increases above, the Commission also approved a change in the billing period for Capacity Reservation Fees (formerly referred to as Sewer Access Fees) from annually to monthly.  The owner of each property parcel, which is provided a service connection when the sewer system is built, will be required to pay a Capacity Reservation Fee of $10.00 per month.  This fee is applied towards the cost of the operation and maintenance of the sewer system serving your lot.

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