Monthly Natural Gas Rates –
There are three billing components in a natural gas bill, the fixed monthly charge, a commodity and a Purchased Gas Adjustment (PGA) charge per 100 cu. ft.
Effective with meter readings after October 1, 2013

Purchase Gas Adjustment: PGA
The PGA component covers the difference in cost between actual market price today and the average market cost of natural gas in 2006. The average base gas cost rate in 2006 was $.920 per 100 cubic feet. The PGA changes monthly and can increase or decrease your rate. Please find this month's PGA on your current bill.

PGA History
For Rates Effective January 1, 2008. All rates are per CCF (CCF = 100 cubic feet at standard conditions.)

   2010    2011    2012 2013    2014
January  -$0.440  -$0.446  -$0.431 -$0.530 -$0.149
February  -$0.341  -$0.440  -$0.454 -$0.507 $0.07
March  -$0.344  -$0.450  -$0.455 -$0.507 $0.466
April  -$0.314  -$0.440  -$0.461 -$0.497 $0.527
May  -$0.445  -$0.444  -$0.555  -$0.15 -$0.074
June  -$0.449  -$0.443  -$0.634  -$0.114 -$0.005
July  -$0.501  -$0.382  -$0.656  -$0.16  -$0.183
August  -$0.445  -$0.336  -$0.68  -$0.195  $0.004  
September  -$0.426  -$0.379  -$0.623  -$0.209  
October  -$0.420  -$0.379  -$0.549 -$0.191  
November  -$0.441  -$0.389  -$0.542 -$0.195  
December  -$0.436  -$0.425  -$0.443  -$0.165  


Water Rate and Structure Changes –
Effective January 1, 2013

Monthly Water Rates –
Effective with meter readings after January 1, 2013

There are two billing components on the water bill. The fixed monthly charge depends on the meter size. The commodity charge for water consumed depends on the customer's assigned rate class and the metered volume of water used by the customer in a billing period. Duluth's commodity water rates are constant block rates to encourage water conservation.

 


Monthly Sanitary Sewer Service Rates –

Effective March 4, 2013


Monthly Storm Water Rates-
Rates effective after January 1, 2008

Clean Water Surcharge Fee*
Rates effective after January 1, 2012
*The Clean Water Surcharge fee that appears on your utility bill will be used to construct additional sanitary sewer overflow storage tanks. The Environmental Protection Agency has required the City to build additional storage tanks to help prevent wastewater overflows into Lake Superior.

Annual Safe Water Fee
The State of Minnesota requires ComfortSystems to collect this fee each June and send the funds directly to the State. The funds are used by the State to do additional water testig as required by the U.S. EPA.

Monthly Street Lighting Rate-
Rates effective after January 1, 2012


Natural Gas, Water, Sanitary Sewer and Storm Water Service Rates