• Water

    Provider: City of Sturgis
    Source: Madison & Minnelusa aquifers
    % of Population Served: 100%
    Capacity: 35 mgd
    Peak Demand: 900,000 gal/day
    Chemical Breakdown: Chlorine & Fluoride


    Provider: City of Sturgis
    Type of Service: Lagoons
    Capacity: 1.00 mgd
    Peak Demand: 0.70 mgd

    Solid Waste

    All Providers: Transported to Belle Fourche, SD landfill
    Classification: Type 2B
    Life Expectancy: 25 years
    Future Plans: Expansion planned in 7 years


    Provider: Black Hills Energy
    Serves: Sturgis, Piedmont, Black Hawk, Summerset, Tilford
    Deregulation: No
    Average Cost in cents per kWh
    Small Medium Large
    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


    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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    # 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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