Village of Spring Valley Wisconsin

Utilities

WATER RATES INCREASED EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 27, 2021

Meters are read at the end of every quarter.  Please see below for current rates. 

Contact the Village Office to update your phone number so the village crew can get ahold of you in case of an emergency. 

Authorization to email utility bill

 

 

  SPRING VALLEY QUARTERLY UTILITY SERVICE RATES  
METER SIZE WATER SEWER  PUBLIC FIRE PROTECTION METER SIZE WATER SEWER PUBLIC FIRE PROTECTION
5/8” $30.00 $96.00 $34.80 3” $150.00 $341.55 $522.00
3/4” $30.00 $102.11 $34.80 4” $225.00 $341.55 $870.00
1” $42.00 $120.56 $87.00 6” $405.00 $341.55 $1737.00
1 ¼” $54.00 $120.56 $129.00 8” $615.00 $341.55 $2781.00
1 ½” $66.00 $173.70 $174.00 Unmetered —— $139.18
2” $96.00 $234.03 $279.00
  PLUS VOLUME CHARGE – WATER  
First 20,000 gal — 8.00 per 1,000 gal Next 300,000 gal — 6.30 per 1,000 gal
Next 180,000 gal — 6.85 per 1,000 gal Over 500,000 gal — 4.30 per 1,000 gal
  PLUS VOLUME CHARGE – SEWER  
Each 1,000 gal. of water 5.00

 

 

A late payment charge of 3 percent but not less than 50 cents will be added

to bills not paid within 20 days of issuance.

Wondering where you’re using all your water?  Here are some estimates.  Find the full article and water saving tips at http://water.usgs.gov/edu/qa-home-percapita.html

Bath — A “full tub” varies, but 36 gallons is a good average amount.

Shower — Old showers used to use up to 5 gallons of water per minute.  Water-saving shower heads produce about 2 gallons per minute.

Teeth brushing–    <1 gallon.  Newer bath faucets use about 1 gallon per minute, whereas older models use over 2 gallons.

Hands/face washing — 1 gallon  Face/leg shaving — 1 gallon

Dishwasher  —  6-16 gallons.  Newer, EnergyStar models use 6 gallons or less per wash cycle, whereas older dishwashers might use up to 16 gallons per cycle.

Dish washing by hand —  About 8-27 gallons.  This all depends on  how efficient you are at hand washing dishes.  Newer kitchen faucets use about 1.5-2 gallons per minute, whereas older faucets use more.

Clothes washer — 25 gallons/load for newer washers.  Older models might use about 40 gallons per load.

Toilet flush — 3 gallons. Most new toilets use 1.6 gallons per flush, but many older toilets use about 4 gallons.

Glasses of water you drink — 8 oz. per small glass, not counting water for pets.  You also use water for cooking!

Outdoor watering — 2 gallons per minute, depending on the force of your outdoor faucet.      (reprinted from web site)