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Water Rates
2012 Water Rates
The Fort Madison Municipal Water Department rate schedule applicable to all metered consumers whose bills are dated on or after July 1, 2012 shall be as follows:
Meter Size Fee
Basic Service Charge for 5/8" Meter $8.40
Basic Service Charge for 3/4" Meter $12.18
Basic Service Charge for 1" Meter $23.50
Basic Service Charge for 1-1/2" Meter $53.71
Basic Service Charge for 2" Meter $95.25
Basic Service Charge for 3" Meter $216.07
Basic Service Charge for 4" Meter $385.98
Basic Service Charge for 6" Meter $867.40
Basic Service Charge for 8" Meter $1,545.15

Water use charge per 1,000 gallons are also included on the bill:
Water Use Charge Fee
First 10,000 Gallons per Month $4.95 per 1,000 gallons
Next 40,000 Gallons per Month $4.44 per 1,000 gallons
Next 200,000 Gallons per Month $3.58 per 1,000 gallons
All Over 250,000 Gallons per Month $2.85 per 1,000 gallons
Wholesale Gallons per Month $1.50 per 1,000 gallons
Hydrant and Other Bulk Water $4.95 per 1,000 gallons

All consumers beyond the city limits shall pay water use charges at a rate of 1.5 times the city rate. Basic service charges will be the same as those in the city.