COVID-19 Response

The City of Grand Forks is actively responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.  For up to date info from the City regarding COVID-19 visit our COVID-19 City Updates page.  For those looking for assistance in this difficult time visit our COVID-19 Resources page.  City offices are closed to the public but open for business.  Find out more at our Virtual City Hall.

Public Works Water Utility Billing and Rates

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Pay your bill online and learn about the Grand Forks Water Department’s convenient bill pay options.  Find explanations about your water bill.  Get the latest information on Grand Forks Water rates.  It’s all right here.


You may have noticed a different look to your utility bill.  The change was made to simplify the utility bill overall and make it easier to read and more customer friendly.  Contact information is easily referenced near the top left portion of the page.  The amount owed is highlighted in a box at the top and bottom of the page.  The new utility bill now includes monthly service dates, so you can quickly determine the time frame for which you are being billed.  Please contact the Utility Billing Office at 701-746-2670 if you have any questions.


Water Rates

Monthly Service Charges

Base Fees and Flow Rates:

Meter Size


2019 Base Fee

 Residential Flow Rates

Commercial/Light Industrial Water Usage

2019 Commercial Flow Rates




5/8” to 1” meter sizes per 1000












1 ½



1 ½” to 3” meter per 1000















4” to 8” meter sizes per 1000












 Heavy Industrial Flow        $3.37


Wastewater Rates:


2019 Rate

2018 Rate

Residential Basic (per month)



Residential Flow Rate per 1,000 gal