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Natural Resources Charge Increase

The Natural Resources Charge is set by the State of Missouri to help fund their Drinking Water Program. Water Utilities collect this fee on behalf of the State of Missouri. More information can be found at: https://dnr.mo.gov/water/business-industry-other-entities/permits-certification-engineering-fees/water-fees/public-drinking

The Natural Resources Charge that is included on our quarterly water billings is scheduled to be increased effective January 1, 2022. All billings after January 1, 2022 will be billed at the new rate. A table of the quarterly amount assessed per connection is below:

Natural Resources Rate Changes

Meter Size Current
Quarterly Rate
(Through December 31, 2021)
New
Quarterly Rate
January 1, 2022
All Flat Rate Accounts $0.33 $1.05
1” or less $0.33 $1.05
1.5” and 2” $1.86 $5.25
3” and 4” $10.29 $25.50
Greater than 4” $20.61 $49.50

NOTE: All Rates are listed as quarterly charge per connection


Emergency Bill Pay Assistance

6/14/2021

City of St. Louis residents who have fallen behind on paying their water bill and have suffered financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic can now apply for financial assistance from a new pool of funds. Please see the following website for more information:

https://www.stlouis-mo.gov/government/departments/human-services/emergency-assistance/apply-for-era.cfm

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