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Water Sewer Rates: Effective July 1, 2020-June 30, 2021

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Charles County has a tiered-rate billing structure that takes metered consumption usage with the corresponding user rates seen below.

WATER RESIDENTIAL RATES    
0 – 18,000 gals     $4.65
18,001 - 24,000 gals    $9.30
24,001 and above    $13.95
     
SEWER RESIDENTIAL RATES    
Usage capped at 24,000 gals   $9.57
     
MULT-FAMILY/COMM/HYD RATES    
Water   $5.58
Sewer
  $9.57
     
CUSTOMER ACCOUNT FEES    
Commercial/Multi Family/ Residential & Metered Sewer
  $10.15
Sewer only
  $5.12
     
MARYLAND STATE BAY RESTORATION FEE (multiply by 3 for quarterly rate) 
   
Residential
  $5.00/month
Commercial
  Total Gals/days = Daily Ave/250 = EDU; EDU x $5.00 = Bay Fee/month
     
SERVICE FEES & CHARGES    
Water Leak Test 
  $51
Disconnect/Reconnect of Water Service (weekdays) 
  $52
Disconnect/Reconnect of Water Service (evenings/weekends/holidays)   $126
Disconnect/Reconnect of Water Service (voluntary disconnection) 
  $34
Disconnect of Water Service (voluntary evenings/weekends/holiday)   $126
Account set up fee (to be charged to new owner/tenant) 
  $14
Returned Payment (NSF)
  $35
Appointment No Show Fee 
  $34
     
LATE PAYMENT PENALTY (includes Hyd. Mtrs) 
   
10% current bill plus 3% on arrear bills