Utility Financial Overview

Town of Wadena

Water and Sewer Utility System
Annual Financial Overview 2021

In 2021, the total revenue generated for the water and sewer utility system was $599,426. The expenses totaled $501,298.


Infrastructure Fee


Water Charges



Sewer Charges



Other Revenue



Custom Work / Supplies







Wages, Benefits



Contractual Services






Maintenance, Materials, Supplies















Surplus (Deficit)



Using these figures, the comparison ratio of revenue to expenses equals $599,426/ $501,298 or a ratio of 1.20.

Reserve Account

The amount that has been set aside as of Dec 31, 2021 in a reserve account to be used to provide for water and sewer system capital infrastructure is $896,568.52. 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:

2022 Annual Notice to Consumers

2021 Annual Notice to Consumers

Waterworks Rate Policy

2020 Waterworks System Assessment