East Chicago Sanitary District
The Sanitary District of East Chicago requested approval of new sewer rates in IURC Cause No. 45632.
The IURC has approved a settlement agreement among all parties in the case.
- The OUCC, sanitary district, and industrial customers filed testimony in support of the agreement.
- A residential customer using 5,000 gallons per month currently pays $20.60 for sewage disposal service. Under the approved agreement, that amount will rise to $25.00 later this year. It will rise to $26.98 in September 2023 and to $29.25 in September 2024.
- The Commission may approve, deny, or modify any settlement it considers.
The OUCC recommended approval of approximately half the utility's request in testimony filed on Feb. 9, 2022.