September 30, 2018 01:21 Updated Follow Sewer utilities are facing stricter environmental mandates and are allowed to recover the costs of meeting those mandates through rates. The OUCC's Understanding Sewer Rates fact sheet (http://www.in.gov/oucc/2420.htm) offers more information. Related articles Who approves sewer rates? What is the difference between the OUCC and the IURC? Why does the utility change my budget billing amount every now and then? Who regulates rural electric membership cooperatives (REMCs)? What are the procedures for a hearing?