Residential Water/Sewer Usage Rates*
Charlotte Water is funded solely by water and sewer rates. Annual rate increases are needed to effectively maintain, improve and expand Charlotte's aging water and wastewater infrastructure.
1-4 Ccf $1.63/Ccf
5-8 Ccf $2.10/Ccf
9-16 Ccf $4.85/Ccf
Over 16 Ccf $9.18/Ccf
$4.65 Per Ccf of Water Used (up to 16 Ccf for residential customers)
These fees recover costs associated with servicing customer accounts and cover:
- Reading and maintaining more than 285,000 water meters
- Investigating and responding to billing questions
- Producing and mailing bills
- Providing customer service
- Receipt of receiving revenues
This fee is based on the cost of water and wastewater projects needed to maintain 24/7 water service. These costs are present whether a customer uses water or not.
These fees are prorated based on the number of days of service on the bill.
The average 7 Ccf customer will pay $64.61 per month.*
*This does not include storm water fees.
Ccf: An abbreviation representing 100 cubic feet and used to measure your water and sewer usage. This unit of measure equals 748 gallons.
Private Fire Line Pricing Information
Less than 4 inch - $1.10 per bill
4 inch - $6.73 per bill
6 inch - $15.14 per bill
8 inch - $30.27 per bill
10 inch - $37.84 per bill
12 inch - $59.29 per bill
$2.81 per Ccf of water usage on the fire line