Municipal Utility Information

Welcome to Municipal Utility Rates

The following utility rates are effective in the City of Colby as of November 3, 2017

  1. Water
  2. Sewer
  3. Electric
  4. Refuse Collection

Residential Rates Inside City Limits

Meter SizeMinimum Charge
(Includes 3,000 Gallons)
User Charge
(Over 3,000 Gallons)
1 inch or less$20.00$1.05 per MGAL
2 inches$78.00$1.05 per MGAL


Residential Rates Outside City Limits

Meter SizeMinimum Charge
(Includes 3,000 Gallons)
User Charge
(Over 3,000 Gallons)
1 inch or less$40.00$2.10 per MGAL
2 inches$156.00$2.10 per MGAL


Commercial Rates Inside City Limits

Meter SizeMinimum Charge
(Includes 3,000 Gallons)
User Charge
(Over 3,000 Gallons)
1 inch$25.00$0.95 per MGAL
2 inches$94.00$0.95 per MGAL
3 inches$200.00$0.95 per MGAL
4 inches$336.00$0.95 per MGAL


Commercial Rates Outside City Limits

Meter SizeMinimum Charge
(Includes 3,000 Gallons)
User Charge
(Over 3,000 Gallons)
1 inch$50.00$1.90 per MGAL
2 inches$188.00$1.90 per MGAL
3 inches$400.00$1.90 per MGAL
4 inches$672.00$1.90 per MGAL

* The electric rates may vary monthly based on fuel and energy cost adjustments received from our providers.

The City of Colby Utility Billing Office (Customer Service) can be contacted at 585 North Franklin, (785) 460-4400 during regular business hours (8-5 Monday through Friday, except holidays).  There are a variety of services offered at the Utility Billing Office, including:

  • Collection of utility bills
  • Sale of dog tags
  • Utility service connects and disconnects
  • Sale of garbage bags
  • Cereal Malt Beverage & Liquor Licenses
  • Purchase of 95 gallon tipper cans for household waste and grass clippings