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City Utility Fee Explanation

January Notice- The software company that mails utility bills to Hernando residents mailed last month’s bills instead of the current month. They will mail out current bills by next week. Citizens will not be assessed late fees on the current month’s bill only. Questions: 429-9092.

INSIDE THE CITY LIMITS – RESIDENTIAL

WTR:  This charge is for the water that is provided to your house from the city wells via our tanks and water mains.  The charge is a flat $12.50 for the first 2,000 gallons.

            2,000 – 5,000 gallons – $3.15 per each thousand gallons used

            5,000 gallons or more – $3.50 per each thousand gallons used

INSIDE THE CITY LIMITS -COMMERCIAL         

 WTR:  First 2,000 gallons – $12.50

          2,000 – 5,000 – $3.15 per thousand gallons used

          5,000 gallons or more – $3.50 per thousand gallons used

RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL – SEWER

 SWR:  This charge is for transporting your sewage waste via our city lines and pumps.  The money we collect pays for pipe and pump maintenance.  The charge for this is half of your water charge or a minimum of $6.25.

WW:  This charge is a flat rate of $5.00 that is set aside to be used for sewer infrastructure improvements.

DCR http://www.digitdesoto.com/contact.html:  This charge is $3.84 per thousand gallons of sewer.  We pay this money to the DeSoto County Regional Utility Authority to treat the sewage and turn it back into water that can be safely returned to the environment.  We are merely the collection agency for DCRUA on this fee.

 GARBAGE AND RECYCLE

 GRB – We charge $17.50 for once-a-week garbage pickup, brush pickup, mosquito spraying, and street sweeping.  The City provides one container and additional containers may be added for $4.00 per month.  (Effective 2/01/17)                                                                                  

REC – Customers that wish to recycle will be issued a cart for $4.04 per month.

         Customers west of I-55 – Pick up day is Monday

         Customers east of I-55  – Pick up day is Wednesday  (Effective 2/01/17) 

OUTSIDE THE CITY LIMITS – RESIDENTIAL WATER

WTR  This charge is for the water that is provided to your house from the city wells via our tanks and water mains.  The charge is a flat $16.00 for the first 3,000 gallons.

           3,000 – 5,000 gallons – $3.50 per each thousand gallons used

          5,000 gallons or more – $3.95 per each thousand gallons used

 OUTSIDE THE CITY LIMITS -COMMERCIAL  – WATER      

WTR:  First 3,000 gallons – $16.00

          3,000 – 5,000 – $3.50 per thousand gallons used

          5,000 gallons or more – $3.95 per thousand gallons used

 RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL – OUTSIDE THE CITY – SEWER

 SWR  This charge is for transporting your sewage waste via our city lines and pumps.

           The money we collect pays for pipe and pump maintenance. The charge for this is half of your water charge or a  minimum of $8.00.