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Public Notices

Public Notices

1.  The Newark Water Department Sewer Rate will increase as of January 1, 2017 in accordance with Ordinance 08-25. The rate will increase the Administrative charge to $6.39/Account, the Commodity charge to $1.61/Consumption (100Ft3), and the Debt Service charge to $0.72/Consumption (100Ft3) for 3 or less cons/month or $1.34/Consumption (100Ft3) for over 4 or more cons/month. The Water Rate increased on July 1, 2016 by authority of Section 743.04 of the Ohio Revised Code.  The minimum monthly charge of $2.75 increased to $2.82/Consumption(100Ft3). The minimum bill will increase from $26.67 to $27.20 per month for water,sewer and stormwater.

2. In accordance with Resolution 15-104 the stormwater rates will change as indicated below:

Rate/ERU/Month Effective Date
$6.65 3/1/2016
$6.80 1/1/2017
$6.95 1/1/2018
$7.10 1/1/2019
$7.25 1/1/2020
$7.40 1/1/2021
$7.55 1/1/2022
$7.70 1/1/2023


3.On August 15, 2016, the Newark City Council passed Ordinance Number 16-31 providing for water quality protection and cross-connection control, which was previously administered by the Licking County Health Department. As a result, the City of Newark Water Department will now maintain a backflow prevention and cross-connection control program for each individual commercial and industrial water connection.  For more information concerning our backflow program click here.


Annual Sanitary Sewer Overflow Report

2016 Annual SSO Report

Annual Municipal Pretreatment Report
2016 Annual Pretreatment Report