Water Rates

Water Rates

The "Conservative Credit Minimum" shall apply to all users who, through conservation efforts, consume 300 cubic feet or less per month through 1/2", 5/8", or 3/4" meters.


Conservative User Water Base Charge
Meter Sizewithin Corporate Limits of Lima


1/2" or 5/8"10.37
3/4"13.79
The "Standard Minimum" shall apply to all monthly users consuming more than 300 cubic feet per month:
Meter SizeWater Base ChargeCommodity Charges Monthly Billing


Within Corporate Limits of Lima
1/2" or 5/8"15.55First 300 Cu. Ft. - Water Base Minimum Charge
3/4"20.72Next 3,700 Cu. Ft. - 27.36 per 1000 Cu. Ft.
1"30.98Next 196,000 Cu. Ft. - 23.22 per 1000 Cu. Ft.
1 1/2"57.86Next 300,000 Cu. Ft. - 21.14 per 1000 Cu. Ft.
2"92.96Over 500,000 Cu. Ft. - 19.16 per 1000 Cu. Ft.
3"165.19
4"258.13
6"464.49
8"701.86
10"1,032.08
12"1,445.99

Private Fire Service Lines

Line SizeWithin Corporate Limits of Lima
1 - 1/2"38.58
2"62.00
3"110.14
4"172.10
6"309.70
8"467.92
10"688.08
12"963.06


Non-Potable Base Rate -- 0.7950 Per 1,000 Gallons
Guaranteed Water Deposit -- Effective July 1, 2008
Guaranteed Water Deposit: $150.00 per Rental Account

By Authority of the Mayor: Effective April 1, 2018

Ordinance: 14-90 Effective February 5, 1990 Setting Rates for Indianbrook