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Water/Sewer Rates & Policies
Listed below, you will find the Village of Mt. Zion current water and sanitary sewer rates and policies. If you do not find the information you need, please contact our office and we will provide it for you.
Should you experience a problem with your water or sanitary sewer, please call Village Hall at 864-5424 or after hours please call the Mt. Zion Police Department at 864-4012.
Current Residential and Commercial Water Rates
In Corporate Limits
First 2000 gallons or part thereof $31.96/month (minimum)
Next 2000 gallons or part thereof $14.55/1000 gallons
Next 2000 gallons or part thereof $12.78/1000 gallons
Next 4000 gallons or part thereof $11.39/1000 gallons
In excess of 10,000 gallons or part thereof $9.80/1000 gallons
Outside Corporate Limits
First 2000 gallons or part thereof $47.95/month (minimum)
Next 2000 gallons or part thereof $21.83/1000 gallons
Next 2000 gallons or part thereof $19.16/1000 gallons
Next 4000 gallons or part thereof $17.10/1000 gallons
In excess of 10,000 gallons or part thereof $14.73/1000 gallons
Current Residential Sewer Rate
Effective January 1, 2020
$3.74/1,000 gallons of water billed plus a Unit Service charge of $2.50/month
Current Commercial Sewer Rate
$6.80/1,000 gallons of water billed
The Village of Mt. Zion does not give breaks for leaks, the filling of pools or any other large consumption of water.
The Village of Mt. Zion purchases its water from the City of Decatur and maintains all the infrastrucure within the Village's water system.
The Village of Mt. Zion pumps all sanitary sewer to the Sanitary District of Decatur and maintains all the sanitary sewer infrastructure within the Village's sewer system.
Frequently Asked Questions
Will the Village discount my water/sewer bill when I fill my swimming pool or if I have a leak?
No, the Village of Mt. Zion buys its water from the City of Decatur. There are no discounts for leaks or for the filling of swimming pools. Also, the Village sends all waste water (sewage) to the Decatur Sanitary District. We are charged based on the amount of water we purchase from the City of Decatur. Therefore, the Village cannot give breaks (discounts) for leaks or the filling of swimming pools for the sewer portion of the bill.