current electric rates

Residential Rates

Units                                              Rate

40                                          0.175960

80                                          0.125070

9999999                                 0.093800


Commercial Rates

Units                                             Rate

100                                        0.210270

150                                        0.157250

250                                        0.131650

500                                        0.117020

9999999                                 0.088500

Current WasteWater rates

Inside City Limits

Units                                            Rate

2000                                      0.012527

9999999                                 0.004767


Outside City Limits

Units                                            Rate

2000                                      0.018795

9999999                                 0.007151

current Water rates

Inside City Limits

Units                                             Rate

2000                                       0.008030

8000                                       0.008120

10000                                     0.006690

10000                                     0.005860

9999999                                 0.005290


Outside City Limits

Units                                            Rate

2000                                      0.012050

8000                                      0.012230

10000                                    0.010040

10000                                    0.008800

9999999                                 0.007930


Bulk Water Rate  $0.75/100 gals.


Department Contacts

AFTERHOURS UTILITY EMERGENCY:

(618) 783-8477

City Hall to apply for Utilities (618) 783-8451

Electric Department: (618) 783-3139

Fire Department: (618) 783-3887

Parks/Cemetery Department:

Cemetery - (618) 783-2173

Batting Cages/Mini-Golf/Aquatic Center  

(618) 783-8080

Police Department: (618) 783-8478

Streets Department: (618) 783-8511

WasteWater Department: (618) 783-2715

Water Department: (618) 783-2711



Electric Department
(618) 783-3139 
Raymond Reynolds, Department Head

City of Newton Electric Department is located at 404B N. Van Buren Street and is responsible for maintaining two substations and electric lines, in addition to installing electric service and trouble-shooting for the city’s electric customers. The electricians for the City are Raymond Reynolds(Department Head), Matt Tarr and Mike Schackmann.

Electric service for those residents living within city limits is available through City Hall. Individuals are asked to present an address for services as well as a form of identification. Rental customers and homeowners are required to make a $350.00 or $500.00 deposit. The minimum charge for residential customers is $7.04 per month. The minimum charge for commercial customers is $21.03 per month.


There are times that Ameren outages will effect the City of Newton.




WasteWater Department
(618) 783-2715 
Brent Benefiel, Department Head

The City of Newton WasteWater Treatment Plant is located at 105A E. Marion Street and was built in 2006. The plant is Extended Aeration. Average flow is 0.8 million gallons per day, peak flow is 2.6 million gallons per day. The City of Newton WasteWater system includes approximately 27 miles of WasteWater lines and 490 manholes. Three operators are on duty from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. to take care of the plant and collection system. Operators are Sean Inyart and Scott Rubsam.

WasteWater service for those residents living within and outside city limits are available through City Hall. Individuals are asked to present an address for services as well as a form of identification. Rental customers and homeowners are required to make a $350.00 or $500.00 deposit. The minimum charge for WasteWater treatment service shall be $25.05 per month inside city limits. The minimum charge for WasteWater treatment service shall be $34.08 per month outside city limits.


Water Department

(618) 783-2711 

Carl Baker, Department Head

The City of Newton Water Department is located at 404A N. Van Buren Street. It maintains the City's potable water system consisting of the water treatment plant, two water towers, five wells and many miles of water lines. Tyler Weber and Adam Painter are employed in this department.


Water service for those residents living within and outside city limits are available through City Hall. Individuals are asked to present an address for services as well as a form of identification. Rental customers and homeowners are required to make a $350.00 or $500.00 deposit. The minimum charge for water service inside city limits is $16.05 per month.
The minimum charge for water service outside city limits is $24.10 per month.



streets department

(618) 783-8511

JOSH OCHS, DEPARTMENT HEAD

The City of Newton Street Department maintains 30 miles of city streets. This department is also responsible for maintaining culverts, snow removal and keeping roads in good condition year-round with an annual street program. Harley Gray and Derick Gorrell are employed in this department.

The City of Newton provides quality services to its residents through its several departments. The City of Newton owns its own electric, water, and wastewater systems. Natural gas is provided by AmerenCIPS. Telecommunications providers and trash services can also be obtained through providers found on the Contracted Services page. The City is responsible for maintaining its streets, alleys and pedestrian/bicycle facilities as well.

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