Rates and Charges

Schedule of Rates & Charges:

Monthly bills are based on a Metered User Block (Retail Customers): For the use of and service rendered by the Brown County Water Utility, Inc. based on the use of water supplied by said waterworks system.

Minimum monthly charges are based on a Metered User Minimum Schedule: Each user shall pay a minimum charge in accordance with the following applicable size of meter installed, for which the user will be entitled to the quantity of water set out in the schedule of rates.

Billed water service charges will include Indiana 7% Sales Tax and a Water Tracking Rate per 1,000 gallons.  Additional charges will be billed for any usage over the minimum allowance.  For water service rates & service charges click the link: Schedule of Rates & Charges

Important Notice:
It is very important that who ever you choose to install your water service line, Brown County Water Utility recommends the line is set at a four (4) foot depth to avoid freezing. Brown County Water Utility does not inspect or take responsibility for your service line from your meter connection to your home or business.

Brown County Water Utility‚Äôs growth and development is controlled by the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM). This includes water main installation and issuing of water meters. Some water mains have reached their capacity to meet volume and pressure requirements.  New applicants may be required to participate in the construction funding of a new water main to receive water service.