Rates & Charges

Water and sewer bills are sent out on a quarterly basis. A one-time sewer credit of $50.00 is available for residents establishing the initial lawn at a new residence. If you are interested in this credit, please submit a written request.

Bills may be viewed and paid online at www.vi.cottagegrove.wi.gov. When paying bills online, please omit the period when entering your account number.

If you have any questions regarding your billing, please contact the Cottage Grove Water and Sewer Utility (Public Works) at (608) 839 - 5813.

Quarterly Service Charge

Meter Size
Public Fire Protection
5/8" & 3/4" (Most Residential)

Late Payment Charge

A penalty of one percent (1%) per month will be added to bills not paid within twenty (20) days from the date of issuance.

Non-Sufficient Funds Charge

A $25.00 charge shall be applied to a customer's account when a check rendered for utility service is returned for non-sufficient funds.

Volume Charge - Water

  • First 30,000 gallons   -  $3.93/m
  • Next 70,000 gallons   -  $3.88/m
  • Next 100,000 gallons  -  $3.83/m
  • Over 200,000 gallons  - $3.09/m

Volume Charge - Sewer

  • Each 1,000 gallons  -  $7.93

Unmetered Service Charges

  • Water  -  $76.43 per billing quarter
  • Sewer  -  $155.63 per billing quarter