Utilities

The City of Waukee has invested considerably in quality infrastructure to service existing and incoming businesses.  

Water
The City of Waukee Public Works Department provides water utility service.  In addition to its two elevated storage facilities (each with 500,000 gallons capacity), the city receives water capacity from Des Moines Water Works and LP Moon Storage Tank, allowing for a maximum daily capacity of 2 million gallons.

Sewer
The City of Waukee Public Works Department operates the sanitary sewer utility, currently treating 446.6 million gallons of sewer per year.  Waukee’s participation in the Des Moines Wastewater Reclamation Authority allows for additional capacity, enabling Waukee to meet the needs of a growing community.

Stormwater
Waukee is proud to practice quality stormwater management to control water pollution.  The city holds the Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) permit, issued by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, which sets certain standards for stormwater management.  

Natural Gas
The City of Waukee Public Works Department provides Natural Gas utility service, and encourages high efficiency appliances by offering a rebate program.
  Utility Rates
Water $11.22 first 1,000 gallons, $7.62 every 1,000 gallons thereafter
Sewer

$11.01 first 1,000 gallons, $8.32 every 1,000 gallons thereafter

Stormwater $4.25 per equivalent residential unit (ERU)
Gas $9.50 minimum plus the monthly per cubic foot rate
Electricity (MidAmerican Energy) Average price per kilowatt-hour (retail) $0.0624
Electricity
MidAmerican Energy provides electricity throughout the City of Waukee, offering competitive energy rates.

MidAmerican Energy encourages the use of high efficiency appliances by offering several rebate options specific to business customers.  For more information visit MidAmerican Energy’s Website Energy Efficient Iowa.

Telecommunications
Phone and high-speed internet are available from the following providers:
Mobile
There are a number of national mobile service providers offering 4G and 4G LTE service including AT&TVerizonSprintT-Mobile, and U.S. Cellular.

Cable and Satellite 
Cable and Satellite providers include MediacomCenturyLinkDish Network, DirecTV and Exede.