The Humboldt Water Plant was constructed in 41932, and remodeled in 1988 and 2014. Treatment included a lime softening process. the water storage capacity is 1 million gallons with an average consumption of 0.6 million gallons per day.
The City of Humboldt currently contract out water and sewer maintenance services to PeopleService. PeopleService operated the water and wastewater plants, as well as reading meters, responding to line breaks, and the day to day customer service. If you have a water or sewer emergency, call City Hall at 332-3435 during the hours of 8am-5pm. After these hours or on weekends, call either the Law Enforcement Center at 332-2600 or PeopleService at 877-774-4311.
Utility bills are mailed out the first of every month and are due on the 15th. Water, sewer, landfill, and garbage charges are included on the utility bills. Meter are read monthly. Residents can pay their bills by bringing a check to into City Hall, putting it in the drop box, online, or automatic withdraw from checking or savings account. If you would like to sign up for automatic withdraw or have any questions you can stop in to City Hall.
Residential and Commercial Monthly Water Rates (7/1/15)
~ Customer Service Charge $4.02
~ First 5,000 gallons $8.29/1,000 gallons
~ Next 5,000 gallons $6.76/1,000 gallons
~Next 10,000 gallons $6.27/1,000 gallons
~ Next 9,999,999 gallons $5.69/1,000 gallons
Residential and Commercial Monthly Sewer Rates (7/1/15)
Minimum charge 1,300 gallons or less $12.87
~ Per 1,000 gallons over 1,300 gallons used $6.43/1,000 gallons
2016 Water Quality Report
Irrigation meters are available to measure water usage outside a residence or business when such water is not discharged into the public sewer system. The water used is metered, and normal water rates apply, EXCEPT that the minimum is $14.61 per month. The owner is responsible for the purchase and installation of an irrigation meter and must be inspected by the City employees before use. For a complete list of polices for irrigation meters or any questions please visit city hall.