Utility Rates & Fees

New Rates Effective January 1, 2019:

Water Rates

Type of Rate
1st 3,000 Gallons
Additional Usage (Per 1,000 Gallons)
Residential
$14.68 $4.05
Commercial
$14.68 $4.05

Sewer Rates

Type of Rate
1st 3,000 Gallons
Additional Usage (Per 1,000 Gallons)
Residential $17.00 $6.00
Commercial $17.00 $6.00

Trash Rates

Type of Rate  
Residential $17.80 per unit
Commercial $28.00 per 3yd / per pickup

Water System Improvement Fee

Type of Fee  
Residential  $6.25
Commercial  $12.50

Sewer / Flood Control Fee

Type of Fee  
Residential $2.00
Commercial $2.00

Trash Bags


Trash bags are available for residential purchase at $9 per roll. Each bag has a 30-35 gallon capacity and each roll contains 50 bags.

Determining Fees


Sewer rates are evaluated for residential customers each by averaging a customer's water consumption from the January billing through March billing. The new sewer rates will take effect beginning on the April billing.



If service is established at an address during or after complete evaluation period, the customer's rate shall be based upon the City's average of $41.00 (7,000) until the next complete evaluation period.   

Contact Us

  1. Melissa Cowan

    Director of Utility Billing



    Utility Billing


    324 N Kansas Avenue
    Liberal, KS 67901

    Mailing Address
    P.O. Box 2199
    Liberal, KS  67905


    Phone: 620-626-2230

    Office Hours:
    Monday - Thursday
    7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    Friday
    7:30 - 11:30 a.m.
    (Excluding Holidays)


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