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Hammond: Water Rate Increase

Thursday, June 18, 2009 - 3:09pm

Notice of Rate Increase

Water Customers of the Hammond Municipal Water Utility Utility

This is to give you notice that the Hammond Municipal Water Utility Utility will file an application on June 15, 2009, with the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSC), for authority to increase water rates. Rates for general service will increase 3.8 percent. The increase is necessary to reduce the existing deficiency in present rates. The request is being made under Wis. Stat. 196.193. Rate increases granted under this statute do not require a public hearing. The effect of the increase for some selected customers is shown below. Public Fire Protection and Wholesale rates (if applicable) will also increase 3.8 percent.

Existing Revised

Customer Meter Monthly Monthly

Classification Size Gallons Rate Rate

Average Residential 5/8" 4,000 $20.28 $21.04

Large Residential 3/4" 6,000 $25.22 $26.16

Commercial 1" 50,000 $113.96 $118.37

Public Authority 1 1/2" 75,000 $169.04 $175.63

Industrial 2" 150,000 $295.68 $307.03

This rate increase will go into effect on August 1, 2009.

If you have any questions about the rate increase request, call the Hammond Municipal Water Utility utility at (715) 796-2727.