Each household in the city is billed bi-monthly a ready to serve fee to cover the costs associated with the operation, maintenance, and upgrades of the Water and Wastewater Utilities. Each household is also billed per 1000 gallons of water and sewer usage which is read by a Neptune radio read water meter reading system. Water meters are read the last week of the following months: January, March, May, July, September, and November. Water and sewer bills are then due before the close of business on the 21st of each even month. If the 21st falls on a weekend or a city paid holiday the due date will be extended to the next regular business day. Your water and sewer bill also includes your weekly trash pickup fee. Accounts Receivable oversees the utility billing. The City of Beaverton accepts cash, checks, and money orders as forms of payment. City Hall does not accept credit or debit cards as a form of payment at this time, we apologize for the inconvenience. If you have any questions regarding your utility bill please contact Cathy at City Hall (989) 435-9343.
The City of Beaverton supplies drinking water to all of the citizens and businesses within the city limits. Beaverton also supplies water to two of our local plastics manufacturing companies outside the City in Beaverton Township as well as the Fire Hall. The primary source of drinking water is ground water that is pumped into an overhead storage tank, ie, Water Tower.
The City of Beaverton infrastructure also includes a City Sewer System. The city maintains an Aerated Lagoon Wastewater Treatment Facility where wastewater is spray irrigated onto the land for disposal.
The costs associated with the operation, maintenance, and upgrades of the Water and Wastewater Utilities is billed to the consumer bi-monthly. Accounts Receivable oversees the utility billing. The City of Beaverton utilizes Neptune radio read water meter reading system.
The Department of Public Works staff maintains the Water and Wastewater Utilities, Streets, Parks, Buildings, Vehicles, and the Hydro-Electric Dam Facility.
2017 Water and Sewer Rates (in City limits):
Water Ready to Serve Fee: $43.76
Water use per 1000 gallons: $ 2.25
Sewer Ready to Serve Fee: $34.09
Sewer per 1000 gallons: $ 3.95
Past due utility fee is 10% of current unpaid charges
24 hour shut off hand delivery fee $25.00
If your water is shutoff for non-payment you will be charged a $25 turn off fee plus your entire water bill will be due in full.
Reconnect fee determined by time of turn on.
Turn on/off fee for seasonal residents $25.00 fee with a 48 hour notice per occurrence
Turn on/off fee for homes that are for sale $25.00 fee with a 48 hour notice per occurrence
Bi-monthly Garbage Service Rates $20.86
The City utilizes garbage services through Waste Management. The City trash is picked up every Friday, please have your waste barrels out by 6 AM. Waste Management will pick up one large item per week with your trash pick up if they are contacted before trash pickup occurs, you can contact Waste Management at: 1-800-796-9696. If you have other concerns regarding trash pickup you can contact City Hall.