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NOTICE OF PROPOSED RATE CHANGE


On or about June 5, 2020, Ohio 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. Ohio County Water District has not adjusted its monthly rates for water service since August 2009.




 

The proposed rates are as follows:


Present Rate Proposed Rate Change($) Change(%)

First 2,000 Gallons $ 21.13 $ 25.48 $4.35 20.6

Minimum Bill Minimum Bill


Next 18,000 Gallons $8.78 $10.59 $1.81 20.6

Per 1,000 Gallons Per 1,000 Gallons


Next 30,000 Gallons $7.59 Per $9.15 Per $1.56 20.6

1,000 Gallons 1,000 Gallons


Next 50,000 Gallons $6.39 Per $7.71 Per $1.32 20.7

1,000 Gallons 1,000 Gallons


Over 100,000 Gallons $5.20 Per $6.27 Per $1.07 20.6

1,000 Gallons 1,000 Gallons


Wholesale Service $2.68 Per $3.23 Per $0.55 20.5



 

Based upon an average retail customer’s monthly water purchase of 4,417 gallons, the proposed rates will increase an average retail customer’s monthly bill from $42.35 to $51.08 or 20.6 percent. Based upon an average wholesale customer’s monthly water purchase of 5,150,717 gallons, the proposed rates will increase an average wholesale customer’s monthly bill from $13,804 to $16,637 or 24.1 percent.


The Kentucky Public Service Commission has established Case No. 2020-00167 to review Ohio County Water District’s application. Any person may examine this application at Ohio County Water District’s office at 124 East Washington St., Hartford, KY 42347 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., Eastern Time, or through the Public Service Commission’s Web site at:



Comments regarding the application may be submitted to the Kentucky Public Service Commission through the Commission’s Web Site at


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 Ohio 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.

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