Waste Water (Sewer) Rates (Effective January 1, 2023)
Base Charge: $23.10 per month (minimum)
Wastewater Rate: $4.55 per 1,000 gallons of water used.
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.
For more information regarding the City of Marshall's Wastewater Violation ordinance, please contact the City of Marshall Wastewater Department at (507) 537-6776.
Summer Sewer Rates
The City of Marshall's Summer Sewer Rate goes into effect each June and takes into account the added water usage for lawn and yard sprinkling. For one to four family residential properties, the monthly user charges on the June through November bills shall not exceed the average monthly user charges of the previous February through May billings.
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.