Utility Rates

  • Utility rates pay to operate the city's public water, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure systems and the future replacement of those systems.

    Our goals are long-term quality service and affordable rates for customers.

    The City Council approves rates.

    Current Rates

    Typical rates for a home in Gresham

    • Water base charge: $43.92
    • Water use charge (based on 12 units): $28.80
    • Wastewater base charge: $60.40
    • Stormwater base charge: $21.20
    • Public safety fee: $15.00
    • Total bill (for two months of service): $169.32

    Utility rate adjustments

    Council passed a three-year rate schedule in 2015; the first increase was effective July 1, 2015.

    Typical residential utility bills will increase by approximately $5.58 per bill for calendar year 2017.

    • Jan. 1, 2017
    • Jan. 1, 2016
    • July 1, 2015
    Jan. 1, 2017
    • Stormwater: 2.5%
    • Wastewater: 4.5%
    • Water: 3%
    Jan. 1, 2016
    • Stormwater: 2.5%
    • Wastewater: 4.5%
    • Water: 3%
    July 1, 2015
    • Stormwater: 2.5%
    • Wastewater: 4.5%
    • Water: 3%