Until further notice, the Hutchinson City Council has approved the following temporary policy changes to its Utility Billing process, which consists of Water, Sewer, Refuse and Storm Water services:
No penalties for late payment after the March 27 due date
Customer water service will not be discontinued due to non-payment
City staff will work with customers to create payment plans, if necessary, due to the COVID-19 challenges
City requests that any payments be made either online or by check. Checks can be mailed or dropped in the box outside of city center
The Utility Billing Department continues to be staffed with regular hours. We can be contacted at (320) 234-5672.
Each month, the City of Hutchinson invoices residents for water, wastewater, garbage, and storm water services. Please refer below for monthly charges.
2021 Monthly RatesOnline Bill Pay
Base Charge Per water meter – base charge – $7.35
Water Service Repair Per water meter – base charge – $0.50
Residential/Retail to 150,000 gal/mth. – $4.34
Commercial to 151,000-3,000,000 gal/mth. – $3.18
Industrial over 3,000,000 gal/mth. – $2.36
Classifications are determined annually based upon usages recorded over previous year
Base Charge per connection – $6.41
Usage Category A Base upon daily average of Jan. & Feb. water usage – $6.42
Load Charges Category B Base upon daily average of Jan. & Feb. water usage – $5.75
BOD Greater than 140 mg/l – $.043/lb
TKDN Greater than 50 mg/l – $1.16/lb
S Solids Greater than 310 mg/l – $0.40/lb
Phosphorous Greater than 6 mg/l – $5.82/lb
(Tax 9.75% on charges for garbage excludes County tax)
Container Size 35 Gallon 65 Gallon 95 Gallon
Standard Service – Monthly Rate $19.44 $28.34 $39.24
With Weekly Valet Service $27.79 $36.68 $47.58
Senior Citizens Rate & Disabled
With income qualifications
Senior Citizen Reduced Rate $2.50
Senior Citizen Reduced Rate w Valet $10.84
1 Golf Course, Park, Open Space – Per acre/mth. – $6.10
2 Single-Family and Duplex Residential – Per unit/mth. – $4.71
3 Public & Private School & Institution – Per acre/mth. – $23.67
4 Multiple Family Residential & Church – Per acre/mth. – $33.65
5 Commercial Industrial – Per acre/mth. – $60.20
Single-Family and Duplex Residential Lots over 1 acre
2A 1 acre to 2 acres – $8.15
2B 2 acres to 3 acres – $14.21
2C 3 acres to 4 acres – $20.27
2D 4 acres to 5 acres – $26.35
2E Lots over 5 acres (individually computed) – Inquire about rates
Residents leaving the City of Hutchinson to winter in warmer weather may apply to discontinue refuse service during their time away. The only requirement is that the absence from the Hutchinson residence is at least 60 consecutive days. It is the resident’s responsibility to complete the necessary application form and submit to the City’s utility billing department. It is also the resident’s responsibility to inform the utility billing department upon returning in order to restore refuse service.
The following situations require contacting the billing department at 234-5672
- If you are planning to move, please call to schedule a final water reading and to change your billing information.
- If you need a larger or smaller garbage container, please call to request a different bin. There is a $10 charge for changing the size.
- Contact the billing department with recycling questions or visit the:
Application for Reduced Garbage Rates(income based and available to persons at least 65 years of age or persons on disability [as defined by the Social Security Administration])
Application for Deferral of Special Assessment
Organic Compost and Recycling Information Pages
Missed pickup of garbage, recycling or compost bins please Utility Billing at (320)234-5672.