Rates & Fees

  1. Water Rates
  2. Sewer Rates
  3. Sewer Connection
  4. Water Connection
  5. Other

Water Rate Schedule

The water bill shall be determined using the monthly water usage and based on whether the user is located inside or outside the City Limits. The table summarizes the rates effective October 1, 2013.

Usage
Inside City Limits
Outside City Limits
Zero Usage (Base Charge)
$4.10 (minimum bill)
$6.15 (minimum bill)
All gallons over zero usage
$3.07 per 1,000 gallons
$4.57 per 1,000 gallons
Water Storage Rate
$0.19 per 1,000 gallons
$0.19 per 1,000 gallons

The cities of Baxter and Algood, and all utility districts shall pay rates as established by contract with the City of Cookeville. 

The rates listed above are net. In the event that any bill is not paid within 15 days from the date of the bill, there shall be added to the bill an amount equal to 5% of the bill. To any amount remaining unpaid 30 days after the date of the bill, there shall be added a penalty of 1%, and an additional 1% shall be added at the end of each successive 30 day period until the amount is paid in full.