Notice of Proposed Rate Adjustment

In News by Kyle Cannon

On or about July 6, 2021, Grayson County Water District will file an application with the Kentucky Public Service Commission for the purpose of adjusting its monthly rates for water service. This application will be filed pursuant to the procedures set forth in 807 KAR 5:076.  Under those procedures, the proposed rates may not be placed into effect until the Kentucky Public Service Commission has issued an order approving the proposed rates or six (6) months from the date of the filing of the application, whichever occurs first. Grayson County Water District is making this application to comply with the Kentucky Public Service Commission’s Order of June 16, 2020 in Case No. 2020-00152 and Order of April 29, 2021 in Case No. 2021-00152.

The proposed rates are as follows:

5/8-Inch Meter
 Present RateProposed RateChange ($)Change (%)
     
First     1,500 Gallons$ 19.35 Minimum Bill$   20.36 Minimum Bill$1.015.23%
Next     8,500 Gallons     9.07 Per 1,000 Gallons       9.54 Per 1,000 Gallons$0.475.23%
Next    40,000 Gallons     8.15 Per 1,000 Gallons       8.58 Per 1,000 Gallons$0.435.23%
Next  100,000 Gallons     7.23 Per 1,000 Gallons       7.61 Per 1,000 Gallons$0.385.23%
Over  150,000 Gallons     6.34 Per 1,000 Gallons       6.67 Per 1,000 Gallons$0.335.23%
3/4-Inch Meter
 Present RateProposed RateChange ($)Change (%)
     
First     3,000 Gallons$ 30.36 Minimum Bill$ 34.67 Minimum Bill$1.725.23%
Next     7,000 Gallons     9.07 Per 1,000 Gallons     9.54 Per 1,000 Gallons$0.475.23%
Next    40,000 Gallons     8.15 Per 1,000 Gallons     8.58 Per 1,000 Gallons$0.435.23%
Next  100,000 Gallons     7.23 Per 1,000 Gallons     7.61 Per 1,000 Gallons$0.385.23%
Over  150,000 Gallons     6.34 Per 1,000 Gallons     6.67 Per 1,000 Gallons$0.335.23%
1-Inch Meter
 Present RateProposed RateChange ($)Change (%)
     
First     5,000 Gallons$ 51.10 Minimum Bill$ 53.77 Minimum Bill$2.675.23%
Next     5,000 Gallons     9.07 Per 1,000 Gallons     9.54 Per 1,000 Gallons$0.475.23%
Next    40,000 Gallons     8.15 Per 1,000 Gallons     8.58 Per 1,000 Gallons$0.435.23%
Next  100,000 Gallons     7.23 Per 1,000 Gallons     7.61 Per 1,000 Gallons$0.385.23%
Over  150,000 Gallons     6.34 Per 1,000 Gallons     6.67 Per 1,000 Gallons$0.335.23%
1 1/2-Inch Meter
 Present RateProposed RateChange ($)Change (%)
     
First    10,000 Gallons$ 96.45 Minimum Bill$ 101.49 Minimum Bill$5.045.23%
Next    40,000 Gallons     8.15 Per 1,000 Gallons       8.58 Per 1,000 Gallons$0.435.23%
Next  100,000 Gallons     7.23 Per 1,000 Gallons       7.61 Per 1,000 Gallons$0.385.23%
Over  150,000 Gallons     6.34 Per 1,000 Gallons       6.67 Per 1,000 Gallons$0.335.23%
2-Inch Meter
 Present RateProposed RateChange ($)Change (%)
     
First    16,000 Gallons$145.35 Minimum Bill$ 152.95 Minimum Bill$7.605.23%
Next    34,000 Gallons     8.15 Per 1,000 Gallons       8.58 Per 1,000 Gallons$0.435.23%
Next  100,000 Gallons     7.23 Per 1,000 Gallons       7.61 Per 1,000 Gallons$0.385.23%
Over  150,000 Gallons     6.34 Per 1,000 Gallons       6.67 Per 1,000 Gallons$0.335.23%
3-Inch Meter
 Present RateProposed RateChange ($)Change (%)
     
First    30,000 Gallons$259.45 Minimum Bill$ 273.01 Minimum Bill$13.575.23%
Next   20,000 Gallons     8.15 Per 1,000 Gallons       8.58 Per 1,000 Gallons$0.435.23%
Next  100,000 Gallons     7.23 Per 1,000 Gallons       7.61 Per 1,000 Gallons$0.385.23%
Over  150,000 Gallons     6.34 Per 1,000 Gallons       6.67 Per 1,000 Gallons$0.335.23%
4-Inch Meter
 Present RateProposed RateChange ($)Change (%)
     
First    50,000 Gallons$ 422.45 Minimum Bill$ 444.54 Minimum Bill$22.095.23%
Next  100,000 Gallons     7.23 Per 1,000 Gallons       7.61 Per 1,000 Gallons$0.385.23%
Over  150,000 Gallons     6.34 Per 1,000 Gallons       6.67 Per 1,000 Gallons$0.335.23%
6-Inch Meter
 Present RateProposed RateChange ($)Change (%)
     
First  100,000 Gallons$ 793.95 Minimum Bill$ 824.95 Minimum Bill$41.005.23%
Next   50,000 Gallons     7.23 Per 1,000 Gallons     7.61 Per 1,000 Gallons$0.385.23%
Over  150,000 Gallons     6.34 Per 1,000 Gallons     6.67 Per 1,000 Gallons$0.335.23%
8-Inch Meter
 
 Present RateProposed RateChange ($)Change (%)
     
First  150,000 Gallons$1,145.45 Minimum Bill$ 1,205.35 Minimum Bill$59.915.23%
Over  150,000 Gallons    6.34 Per 1,000 Gallons     6.67 Per 1,000 Gallons$0.335.23%
10-Inch Meter
 
 Present RateProposed RateChange ($)Change (%)
     
First  250,000 Gallons$1,779.45 Minimum Bill$ 1,872.51 Minimum Bill$93.065.23%
Over  250,000 Gallons    6.34 Per 1,000 Gallons   6.67 Per 1,000 Gallons$0.335.23%

If the Public Service Commission approves the proposed water rate, the increase in a customer’s monthly bill will be:

Meter SizeAverage Usage (gals)Monthly Bill Current RateMonthly Bill Proposed Rate
5/8-Inch3,234$35.08$36.92
3/4-Inch0 (no customers)$0.00$0.00
1-Inch19,320$172.40$181.42
1 1/2-Inch63,537$535.48$547.53
2-Inch150,152$1,146.41$1,206.37
3-Inch468,044$3,161.85$3,327.21
4-Inch28,541$422.45$444.54
6-Inch0 (no customers)$0.00$0.00
8-Inch0 (no customers)$0.00$0.00
10-Inch0 (no customers)$0.00$0.00

The Kentucky Public Service Commission has established Case No. 2021-00191 to review Grayson County Water District’s application.  Any person may examine this application at Grayson County Water District’s office at 21 Shull White Road, Leitchfield, Kentucky or at the Kentucky Public Service Commission’s offices at 211 Sower Boulevard, Frankfort, Kentucky, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., or through the Public Service Commission’s Web site at https://psc.ky.gov/Case/ViewCaseFilings/2021-191.

Comments regarding the application may be submitted to the Kentucky Public Service Commission through the Commission’s Web Site at http://psc.ky.gov or by e-mail to psc.info@ky.gov or by mail to the Public Service Commission, P.O. Box 615, Frankfort, Kentucky 40602.

The rates contained in this notice are the rates proposed by Grayson County Water District.  However, the Kentucky Public Service Commission may order rates to be charged that differ from the proposed rates. Such action may result in rates for consumers other than the rates in this notice.

A person may submit a timely written request for intervention to the Kentucky Public Service Commission, P.O. Box 615, Frankfort, Kentucky 40602, establishing the grounds for the request including the person’s status and interest. If the Kentucky Public Service Commission does not receive a written request for intervention within thirty (30) days of the initial publication of notice, it may take final action on the proposed rates.

Grayson County Water District

First Publication Date:  July 3, 2021