Delaware operates its own water and sewer services. The City reviews the rates on an annual basis and, through legislative action by City Council, amends the rates up or down based on the cost to operate the utilities. City residents are billed monthly.

City of Delaware Utility Rates:

Monthly Water Rate (Minimum Charge, 0-200 Cubic Feet)
Meter Size Inside City Outside City
5/8” $10.98 $16.47
¾” $16.49 $24.74
1” $24.39 $36.59
1 1/2” $49.46 $74.19
2” $69.14 $103.71
3” $142.47 $213.71
4” $229.79 $344.69
6” $395.56 $593.34
8” $696.25 $1044.38

Water Rate (Per 100 Cubic Feet after minimum charge)

Consumption
Inside City Outside City
201 to 3,000 cubic feet $4.32 $6.48
3,001 to 47,000 cf $3.03 $4.55
47,000 cf and over $2.10 $3.15

Sewer Charge Based on Water Consumption

Quantity Minimum Fee
Minimum Charge (0-200 Cubic Ft) $13.44
Per hcf after minimum charge $5.52


 

 

Public Utilities Department225 Cherry StreetEmail740-203-1900
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