|Type of Cart||Rate
|1-30 Gal Refuse Cart||$19.18|
|1-60 Gal Refuse Cart||$34.71|
|1-90 Gal Refuse Cart||$50.68|
|Yard Waste Recycle Cart*||$18.31|
*This optional service is billed only March through November.
|Charge||Inside City Rate
|Outside City Rate
Some single-family residential customers who use less water receive a wastewater bill discount of $5 a month ($60 a year) based on their indoor water usage. View more information about the credit.
Customers who only receive one service—water or wastewater—will have a pro-rated capital rate based on the service they receive.
Water meters measure in cubic feet. The City of Spokane bills consumption based on units. A unit is equal to 100 cubic feet or approximately 748 gallons. This chart is based on per month usage.
|Step||Usage||Units||Inside City Rate*||Outside City Rate*|
|1||First 4,500 gallons||1- 6 units||$ 0.35||$ 0.52|
|2||Next 4,500 gallons||7-12 units||$ 0.74||$ 1.10|
|3||Next 9,700 gallons||13-25 units||$ 0.99||$ 1.48|
|4||Over 15,000 gallons||26-45 units||$ 1.28||$ 1.90|
|5||Next 33,600 gallons||Over 45 units||$ 1.58||$ 2.39|
*Per water unit, rounded to the nearest cent.
General information on Commercial Rates is found here. For information about specific bills for commercial account, contact Utilities Billing at 311 or for outside city limits, 509.755.CITY (2489).
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 Utilities Billing at 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.
The City has added credits of up to $10/month total for low-income seniors and disabled individuals who qualify for property tax exemptions through Spokane County. Call 3-1-1 for information or learn more online.
Spokane City Hall
808 W Spokane Falls Blvd
Spokane, WA 99201
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Phone: 311, or for outside city limits, 509.755.CITY (2489)
7 a.m. - 6 p.m.