After considering public input and the District’s funding needs, the NUD Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to approve a Rate Resolution for 2018 with NO WATER OR SEWER RATE INCREASES, despite a 2.6% increase in our wholesale cost of water from Seattle Public Utilities (SPU). No sewer treatment cost increases were levied by King County for 2018. See rate tables below.
2018 Bimonthly Single-Family Water and Sewer Rates Table
Rate Comparison Graph
Charts comparing NUD's rates to neighboring King County water and sewer utilities are included below for your reference. Sample water and sewer bills below do not include franchise fees or utility taxes (set by and paid directly to cities).
About Franchise Fees
The District has entered into franchise agreements with each city in which it provides service. Per the terms of these agreements, the District is required to pay each city a franchise fee. These are separate fees set by and paid directly to each city, either listed as a separate line item on your bill or embedded within your rates. The District does not keep any of the amounts collected.