Public Utilities

The City of Parkers Prairie owns, manages, maintains and operates water and wastewater.

Municipal utilities are YOUR utility and we invite you to contact us with any questions or information you may have concerning utility matters. By everyone working together we will maintain reliable and economical municipal utilities which can continue to benefit our community in the future as they have in the past.
Utility Direct Bill Authorization Form

Utility Rates:

Minimum water and sewer charge per month $55.00
Water & Sewer $49.70
$0.53 State Surcharge
$4.77 Land Acquisition Surcharge
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$55.00 Total Bill

Water:
0-1,700 gallons/month – $21.43
1,701-3,400 gallons – $2.75 per thousand
3,401-999,999 gallons – $3.00 per thousand

Sewer:
0-1,700 gallons – $28.27
1,701-3,400 gallons – $2.75 per thousand
3,401-999,999 gallons – $3.00 per thousand

Utility bills are billed monthly.

The bills are due the 15th of the following month.

On-Site Septic Systems – Become Better Informed about Wellhead Protection

Help protect your drinking water resources by reading the on-site sewer treatment system (septic systems) fact sheet, MDH_DrinkingWaterFactSheet or at www.mrwa.com.

The City Of Parkers Prairie Utility Direct Payment Plan Q & A

Now you can pay your utility bill from your checking or savings account automatically. (No checks to write, no envelopes or stamps to buy.) It is free, fast and easy.

Q: How do I sign up?
A: Simply complete and return the attached authorization form and include a voided check (for checking accounts) or a deposit slip (for savings accounts).

Q: How soon will the automatic payment plan start?
A: The deduction should begin with the next month’s billing calculation.

Q: When will the payment be transferred from my checking or savings account?
A: It will be transferred on the due date indicated on your bill.

Q: How can I be sure my bill has been paid?
A: Your monthly bank statement will clearly reflect the automatic payment.

Q: What if I change banks or accounts?
A: Call us at 218-338-4115 and request that a new Utility Direct Payment Authorization Form be mailed to you. Simply complete and return a new authorization form and include a voided check (for checking accounts) or a deposit slip (for savings accounts).

Q: What if I want to cancel the direct payment authorization?
A: You can cancel your authorization for automatic payment at any time. Simply notify us in writing regarding the cancellation.

Q: If I don’t sign up right now, will I be able to enroll later?
A: Yes. Call us at 218-338-4115 and request that a Utility Direct Payment Authorization Form be mailed to you. It’s also available for download at the top of this page.

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