2017 Single Family Residential Utilities Rates


Type of Cart Rate
1-32 Gal Refuse Cart $16.62/month
1-68 Gal Refuse Cart $30.09/month
1-95 Gal Refuse Cart $43.93/month
Yard Waste Recycle Cart* $15.87/month

*This optional service is billed only March through November.


Charge Inside City Rate Outside City Rate
Wastewater $29.71/month $59.43/month
Water Service $15.80/month $23.70/month
Stormwater $4.18/month No charge
Integrated Capital $27.89/month $31.96/month

Some single-family residential customers who use less water receive a wastewater bill discount of $5 a month ($60 a year) based on their indoor water usage. View more information about the credit.

Water Consumption Charges

Water meters measure in cubic feet. The City of Spokane bills consumption based on units. A unit is equal to 100 cubic feet or approximately 748 gallons. This chart is based on per month usage.

Water Usage

Step Usage Units Inside City Rate* Outside City Rate*
1 First 4,500 gallons 1- 6 units $ 0.30 $ 0.45
2 Next 3,000 gallons 7-10 units $ 0.64 $ 0.96
3 Next 26,100 gallons 11-45 units $ 0.86 $ 1.29
4 Over 33,600 gallons Over 45 units $ 1.10 $ 1.65

*Per water unit

General information on Commercial Rates is found here. Specific information about commercial accounts is available by calling the Utilities Billing office at 311, or for outside city limits, 509.755.CITY (2489).

Budget Billing

City of Spokane utility bills vary from month to month based on the amount of water a customer uses. For greater consistency of billing amounts, customers can request a budget billing option that spreads amounts evenly across all months of the year.

Customers can call 311, or for outside city limits, 509.755.CITY (2489) Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. to set up budget billing for their accounts.

Contact Information

Utility Bill
Spokane City Hall
808 W Spokane Falls Blvd
Spokane, WA 99201

Hours: Monday-Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Phone: 311, or for outside city limits, 509.755.CITY (2489)
7 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Email: ubill@spokanecity.org