Utility Rates

The City of Horace provides Water and Sewer treatment services to residents. Residents in Horace Proper receive water through the City of Horace. Those outside of Horace Proper receive water service from Cass Rural Water and are billed directly from Cass Rural Water. Please click here to view a map of the Horace water service area. Residents who live within the blue-shaded area receive Horace water service. If the residence receives water from the City of Horace, the city utility bill will include the monthly cost of service for Water, Sewer, and Trash / Recycling, Forestry, Vector Control and Water Tower / Lagoon Surcharges. All residential water, sewer, and garbage / recycling monthly rate restructures are reviewed by Horace City Council annually. 

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Utility Rates

Water Rates

Fee Description

Amount

Residential and Commercial Base Rate 

$19.50 monthly

Residential and Commercial Cost per 1,000 Gallons

$4.50 

Bulk Water User Cost Per 1,000 Gallons

$6.50

Residential and Commercial Water Tower and Lagoon Maintenance (surcharge)     

$7.60 monthly


If your water meter is malfunctioning or is not reading properly, please contact City Hall at (701) 492-2972 to schedule a time to troubleshoot. Do not disconnect or tamper with equipment.

***Water rates will increase after the 2021 Water Improvement Project is complete***

Sewer Rates

Fee Description

Amount

Commercial Rate

$5.50 monthly plus $4.00 per 1000 gallons of water - no cap

Residential Rate

$9.00 monthly plus $4.00 per 1000 gallons of water - capped at 10,000 gallons

Rivers Edge Resident Flat Rate

$56.06 monthly

Non-Metered Rate

$34.20 monthly


Please note that sewer usage is based on the same metered water consumption used to calculate a water bill. 

Vector and Forestry Fund Rates

Fee Description

Amount

Vector (Mosquito) Control Fund

$2.50 monthly

Forestry Fund (Road right-of-way tree maintenance)

$1.00 monthly

Non-Metered Locations

Fee Description

Amount 

Water

$30.00 monthly

Sewer

$34.20 monthly

Garbage

$24.00 monthly

Vector

$2.50 monthly

Forestry

$1.00 monthly

Surcharge

$7.50 monthly

Total:    

$99.30 monthly

Garbage Rates

Fee Description

Amount

Residential 96 Gallon Tote and Recycling Tote

$24.00 monthly

Residential Extra 96 Gallon Tote

$10.00 monthly


Please note that commercial customers and roll-off customers are billed directly from Waste Management.

Garbage Collection Service, Holiday Schedule and Set Out Instructions
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