Contact: (218) 362-5999
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Waste Treatment Plant: (218) 362-5999
Dave Hurd - Waste Treatment Supervisor

Sewer Rates and Billing

This rate applies to all users connected to the publicly owned sanitary sewer system. Single family, multiple families, commercial, industrial, schools, churches, and public buildings are all treated equally.

The sewer user rates are based on the water meter readings for the month for each user according to the following schedule.

Base Charge-$15.55

Commodity Charge - $5.28 per 1,000 gallons

Fixed Sewage Rate: $31.39  (3 Units of sewer @ $5.28 plus one base charge @ $15.55) Base Charge:

The base monthly charge is $15.55. Delayed Payment Charge:

Five (5) percent of the above computed billing or base charge if not paid by due date on bill or within fifteen (15) days from rendition of bill.

Call the City Clerk’s Office at (218)-262-3486 ext 701 to request an adjustment.

Terms and Conditions:

All sewer user charges of the City of Hibbing are rendered under and subject to the sewer use ordinance of the City of Hibbing.


(Nineteenth Revision April 1, 2019)

Sewage Treatment

The south waste water treatment plant has a three stage trickling filter system. It has two mechanical bar screens, one grit removal system, two primary clarifiers, four trickling filters, one chlorination/dechlorination tank, one gravity thickening unit, two anaerobic digesters, three equalization basins, one biosolids storage lagoon, and one duel media filter system. The plant is rated for 4.5 million gallons a day with and average of 2 million per day with storage ponds capable of approximately 47 million gallons.


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