Utility Financial Overview

Town of Wadena

Water and Sewer Utility System
Annual Financial Overview 2019

In 2019, the total revenue generated for the water and sewer utility system was $524,590. The expenses totaled $819,424.


Infrastructure Fee



Water Charges



Sewer Charges



Other Revenue



Custom Work / Supplies








Wages, Benefits



Contractual Services






Maintenance, Materials, Supplies



Capital Works












Surplus (Deficit)



Using these figures, the comparison ratio of revenue to expenses equals $524,590/ $819,424 or a ratio of 0.64.

Reserve Account

The amount that has been set aside as of Dec 31, 2019 in a reserve account to be used to provide for water and sewer system capital infrastructure is $793,991. Surplus from the water and sewer revenues may be transferred to reserves on an annual basis for water and sewer infrastructure repairs, replacement and upgrades.

Public Information

A copy of the following documents may be requested at the Town Office during regular business hours:

● Annual Notice to Consumers

● Waterworks Capital Investment Strategy

● Waterworks Rate Policy

● Utility System Annual Financial Overview

2020 Waterworks System Assessment