Rates & Policies

Listed below, you will find our current rates and policies. Water rates were increased 3.75% on 8-1-2023.  More information is avaialble under News & Notices. If you do not find the information you need, please contact our office and we will provide it for you.

Standard Residential and Commercial Service Rates

Monthly Minimum:
Water Included w/ Minimum Bill:
All Rates do not include MO sales tax and MO primacy fee
Tier (gal.): $/1,000 gal.:
2,001-3,000 $9.45
3,001-5,000 $9.24
5,001-10,000 $7.23
10,001-25,000 $5.29
25,001-50,000+ $5.21
50,001-100,000 $5.09
100,001-200,000 $4.57
200,001-500,000 $4.39
500,001-1,000,000 $3.51
1,000,001+ $3.23

Our community's water meters are read each month. Please contact our office for any additional information.

Average Billing Examples

Examples do not include MO sales tax and MO primacy fee
Usage (gal.): Bill Total:
2,000 $19.51
5,000 $47.44
10,000 $83.59
25,000 $162.94

Service Disconnection

Bills are due each month. All unpaid accounts are subject to disconnection if not paid by the due date. When service is disconnected, an additional security deposit plus turn off and turn on fees will be applied to the customer's account. See Service Charges and Security Charges Below.

For reconnection of service, all charges must be paid by cash, money order, or credit card.

Service Charges

Late Penalty 6%
Returned Check $25.00
Turn On Service $30.00
Turn Off Service $30.00
Turn On After 4pm $50.00
Tampering Fee $50.00
Broken Locks & Devices $50.00
Meter Testing 50.00
Extra Trip for Tap $75.00
Lock for Winter $25.00
Unlock for Winter $25.00
Spec. Book Ord. 6301 $15.00

Only PWSD#1 employees and the Fire Department are allowed on the hydrants.  Anyone else must have a valid permit from the water district.  This is to keep our water safe and prevent the unnecessary costs of damage and water theft through our hydrants. If you see someone on our hydrants, please contact the office and provide as much information as possible (location of hydrant, vehicle description, license plate number, and/or pictures). 

Fire Hydrant Tampering:

  1. First time offense – $150 
  2. Second offense – $1500.00 
  3. Third offense – company or individual will be prosecuted.
  4. If the hydrant is damaged during any offense, District may also include a charge for water, time involved for personnel checking the problem, together with equipment/labor costs for repair or replacement of hydrant.  This would be in addition to the tampering fee(s).

Security Deposit Charges

Residential $100.00
Commercial $200.00
Large Commercial/Restaurant//Industrial To be determined