Waste Water (Effective January 1, 2023)
Base Charge: $23.10 per month (minimum)
Wastewater Rate: $4.55 per 1,000 gallons of water used.
Industrial wastewater used @ $2.91 per 1,000 gallons.
The following surcharges apply to the Industrial wastewater rate:
a. Excess CBOD charge of $317.89 per 1,000 pounds.
b. An excess suspended solids surcharge of $317.70 per 1,000 pounds.
c. An excess Phosphorous Surcharge of $3.50 per pound.
Service to more than one customer through one water meter under a single billing will be allowed. The minimum sewer charge and the usage charge (based on water usage) in each block of the rate schedule will be multiplied by the number of units served. The customer shall receive only one bill for the multiple occupancies.
The City of Marshall prohibits connection of sump pump discharges to the sanitary sewer without a permit. Failure to allow inspection by City of Marshall officials for proper sump pump discharge will result in the following charges assessed on Marshall Municipal Utilities' billing statement.
Wastewater Violation 1: The property owner shall be assessed a $50 monthly fee for failure to provide inspection by City of Marshall Officials under Section 78-73. The fee shall be initiated beginning the 16th day after notice is sent from the City. Upon notification from the City of Marshall to Marshall Municipal Utilities, the fee shall commence on the effected property owner's next utility billing and shall continue until the next utility billing cycle after city inspection is completed, the date the alternative inspection report under Section 78-73 is received by the City of Marshall, or Wastewater Violation 2 fee goes into effect.
Wastewater Violation 2: The property owner shall be assessed a $100 monthly fee for violation under Section 78-74. The fee shall be initiated after a notice and deadline for correction have expired. Upon notification from the City of Marshall to Marshall Municipal Utilities, the fee shall commence on the effected property owner's next utility billing and shall continue until the next utility billing cycle after correction is inspected and approved by the City of Marshall.
NOTE: Wastewater (sewer) charges are billed and collected by Marshall Municipal Utilities. The Wastewater system is operated by and rates are set by the City of Marshall. Any questions regarding wastewater services can be directed to the City of Marshall at (507) 537-6776.