2023 Rate Study Report

Wastewater Rate Study
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Valley Sanitary District (District) retained NBS to conduct a sewer rate study update for a number of reasons, including meeting revenue requirements, providing greater financial stability for the sewer enterprise, addressing the ongoing need for capital improvements, and complying with certain legal requirements (e.g., California Constitution Article XIII D, Section 6, which is commonly referred to as Proposition 218 [Prop 218]). The proposed rates in this study were developed in a manner that is consistent with industry standards and cost-of-service principles. In addition to providing an administrative record of the rate study methodology, this report is also intended to assist the District maintain transparent communications with the residents and community it serves. 

For the full rate study report, please see the attached document.