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 $2.71 per 1,000 gallons
8,001 – 16,000 gallons $3.47 per 1,000 gallons
16,001 – 24,000 gallons $4.01 per 1,000 gallons
24,001 – 32,000 gallons $4.48 per 1,000 gallons
Over 32,000 gallons $4.96 per 1,000 gallons

Meter Sizes

Meter Size Amount Due
Size Charge
¾” $17.50
1" $29.03
1 ½” $57.89
2” $92.67
3” $173.85
4” $289.64
6” $579.48
8” $927.20
10” $1483.54

Commercial Water Rates

Monthly Allowance None
Tier (gal.) $/1,000 Gallon
1st 100,000 gallons $2.64 per 1,000 gallons
Over 100,000 gallons $2.32 per 1,000 gallons

Industrial Water Rates

Water Allowance None
Tier (gal.) $/1,000 Gallon
1st 100,000 gallons $2.07 per 1,000 gallons
Over 100,000 gallons $1.80 per 1,000 gallons

Sewer Service Charge For All Classes

Meter Size Amount Due
Size Charge
¾” $11.96
1” $19.96
1 ½” $39.81
2” $63.71
3” $119.52
4” $199.12
6” $398.38
8” $637.43

Sewer Rates

Flat Rates Amount/$1,000 Gallon
Class of Sewer Amount Due
Residential Sewer Flat Rate $4.23 per 1,000 gallons
Commercial Sewer Flat Rate $4.23 per 1,000 gallons
Industrial Sewer Flat Rate $4.23 per 1,000 gallons
Federal Prison (Based on 85% of metered water each month) $5.65 per 1,000 gallons
State Prison (Based on 85% of metered water each month) $5.65 per 1,000 gallon
Saluda County (Based on amount of wastewater metered each month) $4.41 per 1,000 gallons
Sewer Customers Only $29.08 per month (No Water Service)

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