The Morehead Water and Sewer Department provides water and sewer utility services to approximately 5,500 customers. The minimum water and sewer bill is currently $35.50 per month for the first 2,000 gallons of water. Rates for consumption after the minimum of 2,000 gallons is provided below. The drinking water is tested each day for quality and meets all state and federal requirements. Basic Information on a 3/4″ Meter, for Larger Metes, please contact the Public Utilities Department at 252.726.6848 for Rates.
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Property owners will be notified when the amount of the infiltration from their sewer service exceeds good engineering practice (1 gal/hr/100 ft of pipe) and will be given a Notice of Violation of Town Ordinances with a 90 day time period to take action. Customers who do not make a timely effort to correct the problem will be subject to enforcement actions which include a $50.00 per day fine.
Water Conservation Incentive Rate Structure includes the replacement of existing standard faucets, showerheads, and toilets with low flow faucets, showerheads and toilets. All new homes and commercial establishments must install low flow faucets, showerhead and toilets.
No standard faucets, showerheads and toilets are allowed in new homes or new commercial establishments.
Credits are to be applied against water and/or sewer bills for the replacement of standard faucets, showerheads and toilets with low flow faucets, showerheads and toilets as follows:
Credit shall apply to utility bills after evidence satisfactory to the Town has been provided and the Town’s representative has inspected the replacement fixture[s].
Customers that have questions or problems with their service may call City Hall, at 252-726-5022 ext. 112, 116 or 129 during the regular working hours between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm.