On Thursday, Sept. 28, the NTMWD Board approved a 25-cent increase to the wholesale water rate to fund critical projects to maintain reliability of the regional water system and increase available supplies. The Board also approved over $7.7 million in rebates back to the cities/entities it serves for avoided costs of chemicals and power during the 2016-2017 operating year. Effective Oct. 1, the wholesale rate will be $2.78 per thousand gallons of treated water delivered to the 13 Member Cities. Customer entities pay five cents more per thousand gallons. View the FY18 Budget and Rates fact sheet here.