Water Rate Schedule

Tap Fees
¾ inch $4,000.00
1 inch $4,500.00
2 inch $5,000.00
3 inch $6,000.00
4 inch $7,000.00
6 inch $8,000.00
6 inch fire svc $4,000.00
Hwy158/Bore $2000.00

Water Charges: 0-2000 gal.     $24.00 per month

Additional Usage
2001-5000 gal $5.50 per 1000 gal
5001-10,000 gal $6.00 per 1000 gal
10,001-15,000 gal $6.60 per 1000 gal
15,001-20,000 gal $7.20 per 1000 gal
20,001 gal and up $7.80 per 1000 gal
  • Local Govt/Board of Education- same as above
  • Fire Service (sprinkler systems) - $24.00 per month
  • Bulk Rate $6.49 per 1,000 gallons
  • Commercial master meter accounts charged at the above rates per unit served.
Deposits
Rent Deposit $200
Fire Hydrant Meter $300

 

Charges & Fees
Open/Reopen/Transfer Acct $15.00
Reread Meter: Our Read Correct $15.00
Reread meter: Our Read Incorrect No Charge
Reconnection Fee: (if not paid by 8am on disconnection day)  
7:00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m. $35.00
3:16 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. $60.00
Late Payment Penalty $10.00
Meter Tampering Fee $200.00
Turn Off/Turn Off Fee Per Occurrence $15.00
Meter Testing Fee: If Accurate $15.00 No charge if more than 2.5% inaccurate
**Return Check Processing Fee $25.00
  • Rates effective July 1, 2015.
  • *Updated July 1, 2015.
  • **As provided under North Carolina General Statutes 25-3-506.  You may also have incurred a late fee, as a dishonored check is not considered to have been a payment.  To avoid disconnection for a returned check, the amount of the check plus processing would need to be paid within 10 days.

Sewer Rate Schedule

Base Fee

Residential $27.00  0-2,000 gallons
Commercial $37.00  0-2,000 gallons
Apartments & Townhouse $27.00  0-2,000 gallons

 

Additional Fees

Residential $6.50 each additional 1,000 gallons
Commercial $7.50 each additional 1,000 gallons
Apartments & Townhouses $6.50 each additional 1,000 gallons
  • High Strength: $9.50 each additional 1,000 gallons
  • Schools, Day Care, Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Laundromats, Restaurants, Doctors, Dentists, Beauty Shops, Grocery Store, Convenient Store, Funeral Homes, Car Washes, Dry Cleaners
Commercial
Cost of Connection $8,300.00

Fees are based on water meter size
Cost of sewer connection (low pressure main) with ¾ inch water service-$8300.
Cost of sewer connection (4” gravity connection)- $ 3500.
The cost of sewer connection with larger than ¾ inch water service will be the responsibility of the owner, with the possibility of capacity fee being paid over time of 3-5 yrs. with no interest.      

¾ inch $ 7,400

1 inch

$10,500
2 inch $15,000
3 inch $24,000
4 inch $36,000
6 inch $42,000
8 inch $48,000
10 inch $54,000
12 inch $60,000
  • Residential: approved for failing systems only
  • *The cost of connection to county sewer will be the responsibility of the owner.
  • The possibility of capacity fee being paid over time of 3-5 years with no interest.
  • *Updated January 4, 2010.

Parts & Labor Charges

For changing service size, location, or repairs for damage to the districts property, parts are calculated at current price of materials due to the fluctuation of the market plus 20%.

Labor:

  • $35.00 per man per hour
  • $75.00 per hour for backhoe
  • $10.00 per foot for bores up 2"
  • *Repairs requiring contracted labor will be charged at invoice cost.

Fines for Violation of Fats, Oil and Grease Control Ordinance

Minor Violations

Offence 1st Offence 2nd Offence 3rd Offence 4th Offence and Up
Failure to Submit Records Warning $100 $150 $500
Inspections Hinderance Warning $100 $150 $500
Failure to Maintain On-site Records Warning $100 $150 $500
Failure to Meet Sample Standards Warning $100 $150 $500

 

Moderate Violations

Offence 1st Offence 2nd Offence 3rd Offence 4th Offence and Up
Failure to Maintain Interceptors in Proper Working Order $150 $300 $500 $1000
Failure to Clean Out Interceptor Every 30 Days $150 $300 $500 $1000

 

  Major Violations
 Source of Sewer Blockage Minimum $500 and not more than $10,000 plus cost of cleaning lines.
 Source of Sanitary Sewer Overflow Minimum $1000 plus cost of cleaning lines.
 Falsification of Records $1,000
  • *updated July 1, 2015

Water & Sewer Emergencies

Report After Hours Emergencies
252-331-1500

David Credle
Public Works Manager
330 US Hwy 158 East Camden, NC 27921
252-338-6363 x105
After Hours: 252-207-6874

Charles Sawyer
System Supervisor
P.O. Box 249 117 US Hwy 343 N
Camden, NC 27921
252-338-1919
After Hours: 252-202-3012

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