208 East Main Street
Manchester, Iowa 52057
(563) 927-3636

Understanding your utility bill

Residents are billed monthly for water, sewer, garbage & compost.

  • Bills are sent out on or before the last business day of each month.
  • Bills are due by the 10th day of the month.thin 10 days.
  • A penalty is assessed to each account if not paid by the 10th, and a notice of delinquency is sent. The account holder is then given an additional 12 days to make payment on the account before disconnection of services occurs.
  • If you have not received your bill or feel you have received a notice of delinquency in error, please contact the City Office immediately at 563-927-1114.
  • The City of Manchester offers automatic withdrawal from your checking or savings, and online bill payment.

Charges may differ for each customer receiving a utility bill depending upon their circumstances and/or type of classification (residential, commercial, industrial, etc.). For most residents, the following charges will apply:

Water UsageWA$6.04 monthly service charge, plus $3.21 per thousand gallons of water
Sewer UsageSW$11.19 monthly service charge, plus $6.19 per thousand gallons of water
CompostCM$3.00
Garbage & RecyclingGA$11.60
LandfillLFVaries depending on type of account
Outside Water (opt)OW$0.80 monthly service charge, plus $3.75 per thousand gallons of water
Water TaxTAXTax is calculated at 7% based on water charges only
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