TMU Rates

Need a quick reference for some of our most common rates? We have categorized them below for your convenience. Links to the full documents can be found in the appropriate Rate Dropdown below. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions!

Electric Rates

Rate A - Residential Electric Service

Availability

Available through one meter to individual customers for single phase residential service, including lighting , household appliances, refrigeration, cooking, water heating and small motors not exceeding three (3) horsepower individual capacity.

Character of Service

Alternating current, sixty Hertz, single phase at a voltage of approximately 115 volts two-wire, or 115/230 volts three-wire.

Rate*

 Customer Charge per month $2.19
 First 200 KWH per month $0.074066 per KWH plus the ECA Tracking Factor as per Appendix A*
 Next 600 KWH per month $0.062710 per KWH plus the ECA Tracking Factor as per Appendix A*
 Over 800 KWH per month $0.055059 per KWH plus the ECA Tracking Factor as per Appendix A*

Minimum Charge

The minimum charge shall be the Customer charge.

Electric Power sales are subject to Indiana Sales Tax @ 7% and Indiana Utility Receipts Tax @ 1.4%

*Purchased Power Cost Adjustment Tracking Factor - ECA Tracking Factor Appendix A.    Click here to see Appendix A
Rate B - Commercial Electric Service

Availability

Available through one meter to any commercial customer using standard electric service for lighting, miscellaneous small appliances, refrigeration, cooking, water heating and incidental small motors not exceeding five (5) horsepower individual capacity.

Character of Service

Alternating current, sixty Hertz, 120/240 volts single phase; or three phase 120/208 volts, 240 volts, or 440 volts.

Rate*

 Customer Charge per month $3.28
 First 500 KWH per month $0.088801 per KWH plus the ECA Tracking Factor as per Appendix A*
 Next 2000 KWH per month $0.068591 per KWH plus the ECA Tracking Factor as per Appendix A*
 Over 2500 KWH per month $0.056251 per KWH plus the ECA Tracking Factor as per Appendix A*

Minimum Charge

The minimum charge shall be the Customer Charge.

Electric Power sales are subject to Indiana Sales Tax @ 7% and Indiana Utility Receipts Tax at 1.4%

*Purchased Power Cost Adjustment Tracking Factor - ECA Tracking Factor Appendix A.  Click here to see Appendix A
Rate C - General and Industrial Power Service

Availability

Available through one meter for incidental lighting and general power purposes. The KWH consumption of lighting shall not exceed thirty-five percent (35%) of the total KWH consumption.

Character of Service

Alternating current having a frequency of sixty Hertz and at a voltage which is standard with the Utility in the area served.

Rate*

Minimum Charge Per MonthSingle Phase Service Per H.P. (But not less than 2 H.P.) $ 1.64
Three Phase Service Per H.P. (But not less than 10 H.P.) $ 1.64
First 500 KWH per month$ 0.085494 per KWH plus the ECA Tracking Factor as per Appendix A*
Next 4500 KWH per month$ 0.069143 per KWH plus the ECA Tracking Factor as per Appendix A*
Over 5000 KWH per month$ 0.059284 per KWH plus the ECA Tracking Factor as per Appendix A*

Minimum Charge

To view Monthly or Yearly Minimum charge calculation,  please click here.

Electric Power sales are subject to Indiana Sales Tax @ 7% and Indiana Utility Receipts Tax at 1.4%.

*Purchased Power Cost Adjustment Tracking Factor - ECA Tracking Factor Appendix A.  Click here to see Appendix A
Rate D - Primary Power Service

Page 1 of Primary Rate info.   Click here for Page 1

Page 2 of Primary Rate info.   Click here for Page 2

FCA Tracker Appendix A.       Click here for Appendix A

Water Rates - East Plant (City of Tipton)

Monthly Metered Rates (Per 100 Cubic Feet)
Cubic FeetPhase 3
(Effective 1/1/2012)
First 300 Cubic Feet$3.487 per 100 cubic feet
Next 1,300 Cubic Feet$3.056 per 100 cubic feet
Next 6,400 Cubic Feet$2.613 per 100 cubic feet
Next 12,000 Cubic Feet$1.915 per 100 cubic feet
Next 30,000 Cubic Feet$1.573 per 100 cubic feet
Next 50,000 Cubic Feet $1.309 per 100 cubic feet
Next 100,000 Cubic Feet$1.041 per 100 cubic feet

1 Cubic Foot = 7.48 Gallons

Water Sales are subject to Indiana Sales Tax at 7% and Indiana Utility Receipts Tax at 1.4%.

See also "Minimum Charge"
Minimum Monthly Charges
                   
Minimum Monthly Charge is based on Water Meter Size:

Water Meter Size
  Included
Cubic Feet
  of Water

Monthly Minimum
(Effective 1/1/2012)


5/8 Inch302                   
$10.52
3/4 Inch597$19.54
1 Inch1384$43.59
1 1/2 Inch3,006$86.93
2 Inch7,998$217.37
3 Inch 19,346$434.70
4 Inch46,824$869.16
6 Inch99,272$1,564.09

Fire Protection

Fire Protection Charges


 Private Fire Hydrants - (per hydrant)
           $683.09                 
    Annual Fee                                 
 
  
 Automatic Sprinkler Systems - (per connection)  
      3 inch meter
             $99.36
   Annual Fee
      4 inch meter
           $155.31
   Annual Fee
      6 inch meter
           $341.54
   Annual Fee
      8 inch meter
           $776.17
   Annual Fee
   
 Municipal Hydrant Rental Surcharge
  
      5/8   inch meter
              $3.12
   Monthly Fee
      3/4   inch meter
              $4.47
   Monthly Fee
       1     inch meter
              $7.77
   Monthly Fee
     1.5    inch meter
            $18.02
   Monthly Fee
       2     inch meter
            $31.07
   Monthly Fee
       3     inch meter
            $71.46
   Monthly Fee
       4     inch meter
          $124.26
   Monthly Fee
       6     inch meter
          $282.73
   Monthly Fee



New Service Fees and Other Misc Fees

New Service Fees & Misc. Fees



When a new service tap is made into the system, a connection or "Tap Fee" will be charged as well as an "Availability Fee".

Those charges are currently as follows:

     Connection or Tap Fee:        5/8 to 3/4 inch meter   =  $1,200.00
                                                      1 inch meter               =  $1,500.00
                                                      Greater than 1 inch    =   Actual costs incurred for labor & materials.


     Water Availability Fee:                                              =   $250.00 per connection


     Other Misc Fees:                  Re-connection Fees    =     $20.00
                                                   
                                                    Return Check Fee       =     $25.00

    Rural Customers Surcharge Fee  -  customers outside the City limits of Tipton may pay up to a $7.15 surcharge depending on their location and cost of       service.                         



Water Rates - West Plant (28/31 Service Area)

West Plant Water Rates
These rates are currently in the process of being established.
West Plant Connection Fees
To view our West Plant service area connection fees   please click here 

Wastewater Rates - East Plant (City of Tipton)

Treatment & Base Rates
                

Effective
 1/1/2015
                                      

Treatment Rate
Per 100 Cubic Feet
$3.52    Unless metered seperately, the cubic feet billed per month 
    will be based on water usage.  One cubic foot = 7.48 gallons.
    

+ Base Rate 

5/8" Water Meter$22.71

1" Water Meter$55.04

1 1/2" Water Meter$126.08

2" Water Meter$216.54

3" Water Meter$496.52

4" Water Meter $862.65

6" Water Meter$1961.03

Wastewater Rates - West Plant (28/31 Service Area)

West Wastewater Treatment Fees
The fees are in the process of being established and are not yet available.
West Wastewater Connection Fees
To see the West Plant connection fees,  please click here

Storm Water Rates

Storm Water User Fee
Storm Water User Fee $11.85 per ERU* per Month
*Equivalent Residential Unit - 1 ERU = 3,000 square feet of impervious surface area.