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Aqua Indiana

Aqua Indiana, Inc. provides water and sewer utility service in several Indiana communities.

It is currently seeking a rate increase for its Wedgewood Park Water Division (St. Joseph County) - IURC Cause No. 45416-U.

  • The utility filed its request on August 14, 2020.
  • All publicly filed documents are available online in the IURC case file.
  • The OUCC issued a September 11, 2020 news release to invite consumer comments.
  • OUCC testimony is expected on November 12, 2020.

New rates have recently been approved for two of Aqua Indiana's service territories:

White Oak Wastewater (Crawford County) - IURC Cause No. 45308-U

  • The utility filed its request on October 18, 2019.
  • All publicly filed documents are available online in the IURC case file.
  • The OUCC issued a November 6, 2019 news release to invite public comments.
  • OUCC testimony was filed on January 16, 2020.
  • The IURC issued its final order on March 11, 2020.

Darlington Water (Montgomery County) - IURC Cause No. 45314-U

  • The utility filed its request on November 1, 2019.
  • All publicly filed documents are available online in the IURC case file.
  • An IURC public field hearing was held in Darlington on February 18, 2020. The OUCC issued a February 3, 2020 news release to invite public comments.
  • The OUCC and the utility filed a settlement agreement on April 28, 2020.
  • The IURC issued its final order on May 27, 2020.

Aqua Indiana requested the increases through the state's Small Utility Filing Procedure, a streamlined process aimed at reducing rate case expenses. The standard of review by the OUCC and IURC is the same as in all rate cases.

Aqua Indiana's additional service territories include:

Water utilities:

  • Consumers Indiana Water Company in Lake County. The monthly water rate for 5,000 gallons is $49.82.

Sewer utilities:

  • Aboite Wastewater Division in Allen, Huntington, and Whitley Counties. Its current monthly rate for a metered customer using 5,000 gallons is $53.88.
  • Heir Industries in Clark County. Its monthly residential flat rate is $70.11.
  • South Haven Sewer Works in Porter County. Its current monthly flat rate is $76.86.
  • Wildwood Shores Utilities Corporation in Morgan County, with a flat, monthly sewer rate of $80.00.
  • Wymberley Sanitary Works in Floyd County. It also has an $80.00 monthly flat rate.

Aqua Indiana is a wholly owned subsidiary of Bryn Mawr, Pa.-based Essential Utilities.

9-21-2020