Rates, Deposits & Fees

Rate Structure for Residential Customers:

0 – 2,000 gallons $32.00 minimum
2,100 – 7,000 gallons $7.00 per thousand
7,100 – 9,000 gallons $9.00 per thousand
9,100 + gallons $11.00 per thousand

Impact Fees (for any customer requesting a new meter installation):

$1,000.00 per meter

Rate Structure for Commercial Customers:

0 – 2,000 gallons $52.00 minimum
2,100 – 5,000 gallons $23.00 (for additional 3,000 gallons)
5,100 + gallons $10.50 per thousand

Meter Installation:

3/4″ meter$1,000.00
1″ meter$1,400.00

Activation Fee (for ALL new account set-ups):

*PLEASE NOTE: This $100.00 fee must be paid each time and for each property, even if you are a current customer moving to a different location or if you have more than one property. This fee is NON-REFUNDABLE.*


1. Rental property customers (rental of land, home, or both).
2. NO Lease with Option to Buy will waive the deposit. You must have actual homeowner’s proof of purchase papers.
3. Any unusual situation as deemed appropriate by Marbury Water System.
When a deposit customer’s account is closed out, any balance can be paid by the customer or will be deducted from the deposit. Any remaining balance will be refunded thereafter.
1. Previous accountholders with Marbury Water System who left owing a bill and/or have been forwarded to the collection agency for the balance due.
2. Anything indicating you had unsatisfactory credit with Marbury Water System.
ALL PAST DUE FUNDS must be paid in full, the deposit and activation fee are due up-front before the water will be turned on.
NOTE: If you are a homeowner renting your property and you have an outstanding balance due to Marbury Water System, the balance MUST be paid before we can connect water for your tenant.

Late Payment Fee:

Late charges are 10% of the outstanding balance due. Late charges are applied the morning of the 16th for any delinquent accounts.

Two-Month Delinquency Fee:

$100.00 per occurrence, no exceptions
PLEASE NOTE: Written notices are NOT sent out to anyone before service is cutoff (the monthly bill will have two-month delinquency stated). Cutoffs may be done anytime after the 15th of the second delinquent month.

Returned Item Fee:

$30.00 per item returned from your bank
If three items are returned on the account, checks will no longer be accepted.

Rule for a Returned Item on a Two-Month Delinquent Account:

If a check is received in our office to pay a two-month delinquent account to have your water service restored and the check is returned by your bank, you will be subject to the $30.00 returned item fee, a $100 two-month delinquent fee, and your account will be locked up immediately upon receipt of the returned item without notification to you.
All water usage and fees must be paid by cash, money order, or credit/debit card before water will be restored.

Cut Lock & Tampering Fees:

Cut Lock Charge$50.00
Tampering Fee (for cutting lock or any other tampering with meter)$200.00