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

     2018 Rates 2019 Rates 
    Water base charge $45.90  $48.32
    Water use charge (based on 12 units)  $30.12  $31.68
    Wastewater base charge  $63.52  $66.16
    Stormwater base charge  $22.64  $24.24
    Public safety fee  $15.00  $15.00
    Total bill (for two months of service)  $177.18  $185.40


    Utility rate adjustments

    Council passed a five-year rate schedule in 2017; the next increase is effective Jan. 1, 2019.

    Typical residential utility bills will increase by approximately $7.56 per bill for calendar year 2019.

    • Jan. 1, 2019
    • Jan. 1, 2018
    • Jan. 1, 2017
    Jan. 1, 2019
    • Stormwater:  7.07%
    • Wastewater:  4.16%
    • Water:  5.24%
    Jan. 1, 2018
    • Stormwater: 6.8%
    • Wastewater: 5.1%
    • Water: 4.5%
    Jan. 1, 2017
    • Stormwater: 2.5%
    • Wastewater: 4.5%
    • Water: 3%