2022 Othello Residential Utility Rates

1" Water Meter = $38.74

1 unit = 100 cubic feet of water or 748 gallons

1st 8 units of water = $0.89 per unit
Next 20 units of water $1.04 per unit
Usage beyond 28 units $1.18 per unit

The cost to turn meters on or off for the season is $15. This includes separate lawn meters.

Separate lawn water meters can be turned on in the Spring and turned off in the Winter to avoid the minimum monthly water meter charge.

Rates vary for water meters larger than 1" and for utility customers outside city limits.

After hours (after 3:30 pm) callout fee is $75 for non-emergency issues. 

Late Fee = $20
Shutoff Fee = $40

Sewer Rate = $64.78

There are other monthly sewer rates for multi-residential units, churches, schools, commercial buildings, motels, industries and customers outside city limits.


16th of a month through the 15th of the following month.

Bills are mailed the last business day of the month. 

DUE: The 10th day of each month. 

You may pay your utility bill online at www.xpressbillpay.com

Garbage rates are based on the size of container that you have and how many times per week it is dumped. Residential units usually have one of the following containers dumped once a week:

95 gallon cart = $19.89 + tax
68 gallon cart = $17.91 + tax

To change your garbage service, please contact our Utility Billing Department at 509-331-2705 or 509-488-5686.

Larger garbage containers are serviced one time per week & have monthly rates as follows:

Delivery Fee* = $25.00 + tax
1 cubic yard = $78.13 + tax
2 cubic yard = $113.94 + tax
3 cubic yard = $154.68 + tax
4 cubic yard = $188.86 + tax
6 cubic yard = $236.09 + tax
8 cubic yard = $286.53 + tax

*Delivery fee will be refunded if kept for 3 months or longer. 

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