The minimum monthly water rate for the first 2000 gallons in a residential home will increase from $9.81 to$10.30. This is for homes located in the Cadiz City limit. Homes outside the city will see the increase for the first 2000 gallons to increase from $11.80 to $12.39. There will also be a five- percent increase on all water used after the minimum 2000 gallons.
The minimum rate for the sewer inside the city will be $9.18. The minimum fee for the sewer outside of the Cadiz City limit will be$11.31.
All new customers in the City of Cadiz Waterworks will pay a security deposit on the new services requested. Residential homeowners will pay a $35 deposit and all residential renters will pay a $75 deposit. The deposit for business or commercial buildings will be $65.
The rate for the disconnection/reconnection penalty fee that occurs due to delinquent bills has also increased. The former rate of the fee was $10 and it has been raised to $25. A bill must be paid within 15 days of its due date or the city can disconnect water privileges.
The increase on water rates will take effect immediately.