The City of Salem provides drinking water, wastewater (sewer), stormwater, and streetlight services to residents in the Salem area. Customers are billed for both volume and base fees for these services. Base fees cover the costs of services that occur regardless of how much the service is used (such as reading and maintenance of meters, water quality monitoring, infrastructure maintenance).
Utility rates and fees listed below are for customers inside Salem city limits. Click on the service or fee to see current and proposed fees for water, wastewater, stormwater, and backflow. Fees listed for streetlight, City operations, and other fees are effective 1/1/2020 and 1/1/2021. All fees are set by
Salem City Council.
See the current
fee resolution for details.