New rates take effect at the beginning of each fiscal year. For Kansas City, that is May 1st. See our FY 2020 Rate Book and FY20 Rates FAQ for more detailed information about rates, meter readings, and billing practices.
Please note for Fiscal 2021 (which started May 1, 2020), KC Water proposed to the City Council a 6% rate increase (ordinance 200169) for the sewer utility and a 2% rate increase (ordinance 200168) for the water utility. The City Council must approve any proposed rate increases. However, due to impacts from COVID-19 the Council has not moved forward with either rate ordinance.