Utility Rates

Stormwater Utility Fee

All real properties within the City of Moline are assessed a Stormwater Utility Fee on a quarterly basis. The fees are used to comply with all requirements of the National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES), as well as maintain and improve the stormwater systems throughout Moline. Over 115 miles of pipe, nearly 5,878 catch basins and inlets, and countless ravines and ditches in the City require frequent repair and additions are made each year to help alleviate flooding and drainage problems in the City.

Under the City’s Stormwater Utility Rate Structure, residential units (four living units or less) will be billed quarterly at these flat rates as of January 1, 2023.

Small - Under 1/4 Acre$7.59
Medium - 1/4 to 1/2 Acre$14.61
Large - 1/2 to 2 Acres$29.99

Larger and Non-Residential Properties

For all residential properties greater than 2 acres in size and all non-residential properties, the fee is based on the impervious acreage of the property. 

The effective rate per impervious area for bills issued after January 1, 2023 and thereafter shall be $162.00 per acre. 

We encourage all properties that fall into this category to increase their amount of permeable greenspace to promote stormwater infiltration and reduced flooding. If you have recently added any greenspace to your property, please contact Andy Parer at 309-524-2363 to discuss the potential of lowering your stormwater bill to reflect your land stewardship.


Properties with stormwater retention features may submit calculations from a professional engineer that document the percentage of water retained. The City will review the calculations and make adjustments to the Stormwater Utility Fee as appropriate. Properties which discharge directly to the Mississippi or Rock Rivers may apply for a discount from the quarterly charge of up to 100%. Vacant property that has only pervious surfaces will be exempted from the fee.