Did You Ever Wonder…
Where your utility dollar goes? The provision of your water and sewer utility service is one of the most important roles the city provides to its customers. There are many new federal, state and county regulations under consideration or in various stages of implementation that can have significant impact on the cost of service. For example, the Stage II Disinfection Byproducts Rule has the potential for changing the way the Utilities Department operates its wells and treatment facilities to ensure compliance. In addition to implementing new technologies and practices to ensure our regulatory compliance, the Utilities Department must contend with ever increasing external costs, such as those for electrical power and chemicals used in treating your water and wastewater and providing safe potable water to your home and business.
Here is a breakdown of the Utilities Department’s overall expenditures for the
FY 2010/11 budget…
and here is a breakdown of the Utilities Department’s Operation and Maintenance budget for the FY 2010/11 budget.