Rates and fees

You can see rates and fees for all utilities for the last three years.

Fixed water and sewer charges

We charge a monthly fixed fee for water and sewer based on meter size.

 2020 2021 
Meter Size Water Sewer Water Sewer
5/8" $5.50  $6.30  $5.50  $6.80 
3/4" $8.25  $9.45 $8.25  $10.20
1" $13.75  $15.75  $13.75  $17
1-1/2" $27.50  $31.50  $27.50  $34
2" $44  $50.40 $44  $54.40 
3" $88  $100.80 $88  $108.80
4" $137.50  $157.50 $137.50 $170
6" $275  $315  $275  $340 
8" $440  $504 $440  $544
10" $632.50  $724  $632.50  $782 
12" $1815  $2,079  $1,815  $2,244 



Water and sewer usage charges

The City charges for each unit of water and sewer you use. One unit is 100 cubic feet, or about 748 gallons.

  Per unit rateOutside city water Water tax 1 Testing fee 2  
2021  Water $3.68 $3.83 8.025% $0.81
  Sewer $4.84 $35.84    
2020  Water $3.68  $3.83 8.025%  $0.81
  Sewer $4.54  $33.54    
2019  Water $3.63 $3.78 8.024% $0.53 
  Sewer $4.21  $31.06     
  1. We do not charge residential properties for sales taxes. Commercial properties pay a combined sales tax for state, county, city, transit, and Twins.
  2. Minnesota law requires the MN Department of Health to collect $9.72 annually from every service connection as a safe drinking water fee.

See Minnesota Statutes section 144.3831

Other water service charges

Service/ItemCharge
Encoder head (5/8"–1") $25
Turn-off charge $53
Turn-on charge $53
Winter turn-off/on fee (Dec 1 – April 1) $25
Missed appointment $26.50
Bounced check or nonsufficient fund (NSF) fee $30

Solid waste and recycling charges

 Solid waste base fee 1Small cartLarge cartAdditional large cart 
2021 $25.08 $2 $5 $5
2020 $ 25.08 $2 $5 $5
2019 $ 24.53  $2  $5 $5 


The State and County require the City to collect a tax on solid waste services. A total of $14.30 of the base fee is taxable. 

We may charge additional Solid Waste & Recycling fees for extra garbage or services. There is no charge for recycling or organics recycling carts.

See additional fees for extra services

Learn more about State Solid Waste management taxes

Learn more about Hennepin County Solid Waste management fees

Stormwater charges

The stormwater utility fee pays for the City's current stormwater system and annual maintenance costs. This helps prevent and correct stormwater runoff problems. 

 Single family (low)Single family (average)Single family (high) 
2021 $10.22 $13.62 $17.03 
2020 $10.07 $13.42 $16.78 
2019 $9.82  $13.09  $16.36 

The stormwater utility fee is based on the size of your property.

Learn more about the stormwater utility fee

Contact us

Utility Billing Customer Service

Phone

612-673-1114

Address

Minneapolis Public Service Building
505 Fourth Ave. S., Room 620B
Minneapolis, MN 55415-1345

Office hours

8 a.m – 4 p.m.
Monday – Friday

Closed on City Holidays

See list of City holidays