Last October, the Des Moines Water Works Board of Trustees approved water rate increases that will be effective on water bills beginning April 1. Water availability charges for most residential customers will increase $1 per month. Volume charges for water will increase $0.27 for residential customers in the City of Des Moines. Total water charges for a typical four-person household will increase approximately $3.00 per month. On average, a two-person household will see a total increase of approximately $2.00 per month.
For more information on the rate increase, please refer to an October 2010 blog article.
If you have any questions regarding your bill, please contact a Customer Service Representative at (515) 283-8700.