The City’s current water and sewer rate structure is a demand plus commodity structure. Each customer is charged monthly for a readiness-to-serve rate (demand component) based on the size of their water meter and for their monthly water consumption (commodity component). The demand component is billed at a flat rate based on meter size, while the commodity component is billed at a unit price per thousand gallons of consumption.
The water and sewer rates for City of New Bern customers have been established and are modified from time to time by the New Bern Board of Aldermen. Below are the current water and sewer rates: