On Thursday, Sept. 27, the NTMWD Board approved a 14-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 $5.9 million in rebates back to the cities/entities it serves for avoided costs of chemicals and power during the 2017-2018 water year. Effective Oct. 1, the wholesale rate will be $2.92 per thousand gallons of treated water for the 13 Member Cities. Customer entities pay five cents more per thousand gallons. View the FY19 Budget and Rates fact sheet for more details.