All water accounts are charged a $6.21 base fee. Additionally, there is a volume charge per 100 cubic feet (ccf) of water used (1 ccf = 748 gallons).
|Single-Family Residential||$4.13 per ccf|
|Multi-Family Residential||$3.56 per ccf|
|Commercial (</= 1,000 ccf monthly)||$3.49 per ccf|
|Commercial (> 1,000 ccf monthly)||$2.10 per ccf|
|Commercial (</= 2,000 ccf bimonthly)||$3.49 per ccf|
|Commercial (> 2,000 ccf bimonthly)||$2.10 per ccf|
|Irrigation||$4.95 per ccf|
|Manufacturer (</= 1,000 ccf monthly)||$3.49 per ccf|
|Manufacturer (> 1,000 ccf monthly)||$1.98 per ccf|
|Manufacturer (</= 2,000 ccf bimonthly)||$3.49 per ccf per ccf|
|Manufacturer (>/= 2,000 ccf bimonthly)||$1.98 per ccf per ccf|
|*Wholesale Consumption||$1.21 per ccf|
*Wholesale Customers paying a fixed monthly capital charge are billed $184 per 10,000 gallons per day of capacity committed. Wholesale Customers paying a volume charge are billed $1.21 per ccf unless their contract specifies otherwise.
The City of Asheville includes a capital fee on all water bills to fund long-term water system improvements. This charge appears on every bill as a separate line item called “Capital Fee.”
All residential customers pay $4.17 per month for their domestic water use. For other customers, or those with irrigation accounts, the charge is based on meter size according to the schedule below:
|5/8 inch meter||$4.17|
|3/4 inch meter||$4.77|
|1 inch meter||$57.31|
|1 1/2 inch meter||$95.52|
|2 inch meter||$167.16|
|3 inch meter||$525.36|
|4 inch meter||$919.39|
|6 inch meter||$1,182.07|
|8 inch meter||$1,444.75|
|10 inch meter||$1,707.44|
Late payments incur a delinquent fee of $15.
The disconnect/reconnect fee is $50.
Customers who damage or tamper with the water system or who obstruct access to the meter will be charged $200 for the first time, $500 for the second time, and a new tap and meter fee for additional times. Tampering is also subject to criminal charges.
There are also additional fees for Unauthorized Fire Hydrant Use.