New year, new rates

New year, new rates
January 21, 2022

At its December meeting, the Board of Water Works approved Louisville Water’s budget for the new year, and starting Jan. 1, 2022, new water rates will apply. A residential customer who uses an average of 4,000 gallons of water a month will pay $25.84.

The Board of Water Works is the governing entity for Louisville Water and sets the water rates annually. On your bill, you will see two charges from Louisville Water, the service charge and the commodity charge.

  • The service charge includes what it costs to make your drinking water and get it to you – the treatment, meter, delivery, etc.
  • The commodity charge is based on how much water you use. The first 2,000 gallons are priced at the lowest rate, and the price increases as the usage goes up. Since most of our residential customers use 4,000 gallons monthly, the lower volumes are priced at the lowest amount.

Louisville’s tap water is a great value, especially compared to nearby cities. You can fill up 70 eight-ounce glasses of Louisville Pure Tap™ for just a penny.

For the more detailed information, view previous and current Louisville Water rates, service rules and MSD rates