Utilities

Utilities – Public Works

The Utilities Department provides for the operation and maintenance of the city's water and sewer systems. Providing clean and safe water and reducing inflow and infiltration into our Sanitary Sewer System.  This is done through regularly scheduled inspections, water testing, and routine maintenance.

John Hegstrom – Supervisor
218-249-0818
johnh@RiceLakeCityMN.com

Robin Murphy – Clerk
218-249-0917
robin@RiceLakeCityMN.com

Justin Schendel – Worker
Justin@RiceLakeCityMN.com

You can pay your utility bill online or sign up for automatic payments and never receive a late fee or a processing fee.

How much does your utilities cost per month and why?

Selling your home and have city sewer?  You will need to contact the Utility Clerk to schedule a sewer lateral inspection prior to closing on your home unless a passing inspection was completed within the last two years.  A Certificate of Compliance letter from the City would have been sent to you after the inspection and expires within two years of date on letter.

Buying a home that has city sewer and/or water?  Complete the Water/Sewer Application form.

Connecting to city sewer and/or water for the first time?  Here’s what you need to know.

City water – is it safe for drinking?

Water meters – how can they benefit you?

Summer Sewer and Snowbird Applicant Forms & Policy

Utility Ordinances and Policies

Utility Contractor licensing