WATER AND SEWER
The Public Works Department looks after the maintenance of the RM of Oakview sewer and water utility.
For any utility concerns during business hours, please contact:
Oak River Office
Rapid City Office
For after hours water & sewer EMERGENCIES ONLY call: 431-541-7550
What is an emergency?
- A water line break
- Sewer back up into your home
- Disruption of service (no water)
Rapid City Utility Rates
Minimum consumption – 14 cubic meters
Quarterly Service Charge – $19.10
Water ($/per 14 cubic meters) – $135.66
Sewer ($/per 14 cubic meters) – $11.76
Minimum Quarterly Charge (water & sewer) – $166.52
Minimum Quarterly (sewer only, based on 39 cubic meters) – $51.86
Oak River Utility Rates
Minimum Consumption – 14 cubic meters
Quarterly Service Charge – $10.84
Water ($/per 14 cubic meters) – $113.76
Sewer ($/per 14 cubic meters) – $29.96
Minimum Quarterly Charge (water & sewer) – $154.56
Minimum Quarterly (sewer only, based on 14 cubic meters) – $29.97
Oak River Bulk Water Rates
Minimum Consumption – 330 gallons
Minimum Rate – $15.50
Rate per 1000 gallons – $47.05
Meter Readings – All Rapid City utility customers are required to read their meters on a quarterly basis: March, June, September & December. Readings are to be reported to the municipal office by phone, email or by using the online form. Any unread meters will be estimated or read by municipal staff. All meters should be readily accessible to municipal staff.
All Oak River utility customers meters will be read digitally by Public Works Staff on a quarterly basis: March, June, September & December.
If there is a change in ownership or tenants, final meter readings are to be taken on the last day of ownership or tenancy and given to the office for the final bill.
Mobile Homes – Water meters that are under mobile homes should be brought up to the main level for easier access to read the meter and to prevent the meter from freezing.
Authorization For Staff To Enter Premises – Public Works staff are authorized to enter any premise at any time.
Water & Wastewater Rates By-Laws
Oak River By-Law 2021-7