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 Billing Rates, Web Page Links, FYI, Trivia

Water Usage Rates:
0 to 1,000 Gallons  $18.00
All over 1,000 will be  $0.34 per 100 gallons
Safe Water Act  $0.30 per Month
Restored Service Fee  $40.00
Tax Rate 6.13 %
            Penalty 10 %            Due Date 15 th

Sidney City Council Meetings:
7:00 pm - 1st. Monday of each Month (summer)
6:00 pm - 1st. Monday of each Month (winter)

Location: Community Center

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For  Your Information:
 Unfortunately, small leaks do not always come to the surface. Either they are absorbed into the soil, 
or they flow in to sewer or septic systems, where their flow may not be noticed. As can been seen from 
the table below, a small leak can pass a surprisingly large amount of water over a period of time. 
A few small leaks can add up to millions of gallons of wasted water. Water loss as a result of a leak 
with a ¼” diameter can mean a loss of 14,952 gallons per day.

A forgotten water hose, even for a short period of time, could easily increase your water consumption 
over that of a monthly average. Toilet tank mechanism malfunctions are a common occurrence, and in a 
short time would use a significant amount of water.


Water Trivia:
It requires approximately 4 gallons of water to process a pound of hamburger.
It takes 1,500 gallons of water to make one barrel of beer.
About 39,000 gallons of water are used to manufacture a new car.
There are about 17 million households in the U.S. that use from private wells.
An average residence in the U.S. uses 107,000 gallons per year.
Of all the earth’s water, 97% is in the oceans, 2% is frozen, and 1% is suitable for drinking water.

Web Page Links:
Custom House Plans          National Rural Water Assoc. 


In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy,
this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color,
national origin, age, disability, religion, sex and familial status. (Not all
prohibited bases apply to all programs).

To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil
Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410
or call 800-795-3272 (voice) or 202-720-6382 (TDD).

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