• Utilities

    Water

    Provider:City of Sturgis
    Source:Madison & Minnelusa aquifers
    % of Population Served:100%
    Capacity:24 hour pump capacity = 2.36 MGD
    Peak Demand:900,000 MGD +/-
    Chemical Breakdown:Chlorine & Fluoride
    MGD – million gallons per day

    Sewer

    Provider:City of Sturgis
    Type of Service:MBR Treatment System
    Capacity:Average Daily Design flow is 1.00 MGD with capacity to expand to 2.0 MGD
    Current Peak Demand:0.70 mgd

    Solid Waste

    Provider:Transported to Belle Fourche, SD landfill
    Classification:Type 2B
    Life Expectancy:25 years

    Electric

    Provider:Black Hills Energy
    Serves:Sturgis, Piedmont, Black Hawk, Summerset, Tilford
    Deregulation:No
    Average Cost in cents per kWh SmallMediumLarge
    Industrial Low LoadFactor – 28%  14.52   13.77  13.44
    Industrial High LoadFactor – 92%    9.83     9.58    9.47
    Commercial Low LoadFactor – 41%  13.50   12.41  11.86
    Commercial High LoadFactor – 50%  12.96   11.58  11.12

    Electric

    Provider:Butte Electric Cooperative 
    Serves:Sturgis 
     Small Commercial 
     Service Charge:$45.00/month
     750 KWH:$0.1520 per KWH/mo.
     Excess KWH:$0.1155 per KWH/mo.
     Metered Heat:$0.063 per KWH/mo.
     Large Commercial-3 phase 
     Demand Charge:$17.50 per KW/mo
     KWH/100 per KW:$0.085 per KWH/mo.
     Excess KWH:$0.81 per KWH/mo.
     Metered Heat Credit:$0.019 per KWH/mo.

    Natural Gas

    Provider:Montana Dakota Utilities
    Average Industrial Cost*:$2.7065/dk
    Interruptible Transportation Rates*:Large $ .191/dk
     Small $ .342/dk
    Interruptible Sales Rate*:Large $ 2.7065/dk
     Small $ 2.8575/dk

    Firm or non-interruptible service is available for loads of 2.5 mmbtu/hr or less.  More depending on natural gas load factor. *Based on cost of gas from July 2019 to June 2020. Definition: Large = More than 40,000 dk/yr; Small = Less than 40,000 dk/yr

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    Telecommunications

    # Service Providers:6
    Switch Technology:Digital
    Monitoring:Yes/Remote
    Fiber Service:Yes
    ISDN:Yes
    DSL:Yes
    ADSL:Yes
    Dual Feed:Yes
    Providers:Vast Broadband     1-866-964-1277
     Midco                     1-800-888-1300
     Century Link           1-877-332-0739
     AT&T                       1-800-331-0500
     Verizon                    1-800-922-0204
     allconnect                1-833-385-0986

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