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Indiana Office of Utility Consumer Counselor

Indiana Office of Utility Consumer Counselor

OUCC > Water/Sewer > Key Cases By Utility > Citizens Water & Sewer Rates Citizens Water & Sewer Rates

The IURC has approved an order setting new rates for Citizens Water. In a separate case, a settlement agreement on Citizens Energy Group's sewer rate request is pending.

Pending water rate case

The IURC issued its order in the Citizens Water rate case on April 20, 2016.

The agreement approves a 16 percent increase in the utility's water rates, as agreed to by the OUCC, Citizens, and additional parties in December 2015. Citizens had requested a 22 percent increase in its initial testimony.

To view the IURC's public file, click here and enter Docket Number 44644.

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Pending sewer rate case

The OUCC, industrial customers, and Citizens have reached a settlement agreement in the utility's pending sewer/wastewater rate case. For a summary, please see the OUCC's March 10, 2016 news release.

To view the IURC's public file, click here and enter Docket Number 44685.

The OUCC issued a January 4, 2016 news release inviting consumer comments. An IURC public field hearing was held on January 12, 2016.

Issues pertaining to satellite, or wholesale, customers of Citizens' sewer utility are pending in an IURC subdocket.


This information will be updated based on case developments. Current base rates for Citizens' water and sewer utilities were approved in 2014. A public field hearing in the previous rate cases was held on May 16, 2013. The OUCC issued a May 6, 2013 news release to publicize the hearing and invite consumer comments. 


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