Water & Sewer Rates

Listed below, you will find our current rates and policies. 

Water Services

  • All water services will be metered.
  • There are three (3) clssses of water service: Residential, Commercial, and Industrial.
  • Each water service will fit into one of the four classes and will be billed at the rate for that class.
  • Any agricultural operation that directly produces agricultural commodities may be classified as Industrial.
  • The water service charge will be charged to all customers and does not include a water use allowance.

Sewer Services

  • There are five (5) classes of sewer service: Residential, Commercial, Industrial, Prison, and Wholesale/Saluda County.
  • Each sewer service will fit into one of the five classes and will be billed at the rate for that class.
  • A sewer service charge will be applied to all customers and does not include a water-use allowance.
  • Sewer rates will be charged on 100% of the amount of water metered each month with a cap of 12,000 gallons for residential customers.

Residential Water Rates

Monthly Allowance
None
Tier (gal.) $/1,000 Gal.
1,000 – 8,000 gallons $2.76 per 1,000 gallons
8,001 – 16,000 gallons $3.54 per 1,000 gallons
16,001 – 24,000 gallons $4.09 per 1,000 gallons
24,001 – 32,000 gallons $4.57 per 1,000 gallons
Over 32,000 gallons $5.06 per 1,000 gallons

Meter Sizes

Meter Size Amount Due
Size Charge
¾” $17.85
1" $29.61
1 1/2" $59.05
2” $94.52
3” $177.33
4” $295.43
6” $591.07
8” $945.74
10” $1513.21

Commercial Water Rates

Monthly Allowance None
Tier (gal.) $/1,000 Gallon
1st 100,000 gallons $2.69 per 1,000 gallons
Over 100,000 gallons $2.37 per 1,000 gallons

Industrial Water Rates

Water Allowance None
Tier (gal.) $/1,000 Gallon
1st 100,000 gallons $2.11 per 1,000 gallons
Over 100,000 gallons $1.84 per 1,000 gallons

Sewer Service Charge For All Classes

Meter Size Amount Due
Size Charge
¾” $12.50
1” $20.86
1 ½” $41.60
2” $66.58
3” $124.90
4” $208.08
6” $416.31
8” $666.11

Sewer Rates

Flat Rates Amount/$1,000 Gallon
Class of Sewer Amount Due
Residential Sewer Flat Rate $4.42 per 1,000 gallons
Commercial Sewer Flat Rate $4.42 per 1,000 gallons
Industrial Sewer Flat Rate $4.42 per 1,000 gallons
Federal Prison (Based on 85% of metered water each month) $5.90 per 1,000 gallons
State Prison (Based on 85% of metered water each month) $5.90 per 1,000 gallon
Saluda County (Based on amount of wastewater metered each month) $4.41 per 1,000 gallons
Sewer Customers Only $30.39 per month (No Water Service)

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