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Indiana Office of Utility Consumer Counselor

Indiana Office of Utility Consumer Counselor

OUCC > Water/Sewer > Key Cases By Utility > Kingsbury Utility Corp. Kingsbury Utility Corp.

UPDATE: The IURC approved an interim emergency order for Kingsbury's sewer utility on December 9, 2015 and a Phase One order for the sewer utility on March 2, 2016. A Phase One order on Kingsbury's water rate request was issued on March 9, 2016.

To view filings and docket entries for these cases since the orders were issued, visit the IURC's electronic document system and enter docket number 44589 for the water case or 44590 for the sewer case.


Kingsbury Utility Corporation, which provides service in LaPorte County, is seeking water and sewer rate increases in Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) Cause Nos. 44589-U and 44590-U.

The Indiana Office of Utility Consumer Counselor (OUCC) filed reports with the IURC on June 9, 2015, recommending substantial decreases to the utility's requests.

The utility's requests, filed in February 2015, would change monthly rates in 2 phases.


  Water (5,000 gallons) Sewer (Flat rate)
Current  $37.46  $32.69
KUC Request - Phase 1  $87.70  $50.52
KUC Request - Phase 2  $95.42  $61.29
OUCC Recommendation - Phase 1  $61.41  $33.40
OUCC Recommendation - Phase 2  $63.59  $42.44

The OUCC filed more than 100 pages of written consumer comments on June 9, 2015. An IURC public field hearing was held in LaPorte on April 21, 2015.

Kingsbury Utility Corp. filed replies to the OUCC reports on August 31, 2015.

All publicly filed documents in these cases are available by visiting the IURC's Electronic Document System. Entering docket number 44589 for the water case, or docket number 44590 for the sewer case.

Kingsbury Utility Corp. was granted new financing authority for its water and sewer utilities in IURC Cause No. 44327. The IURC issued orders in the case on September 11, 2013 and December 3, 2014. The utility's current base water and sewer rates were approved in 2008.



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