Water & Sewer Billing

The current water/sewer rates are:

  • Sewer Rate (per 100 cubic feet) : $7.25
  • Water Rate (per 100 cubic feet) : $9.00

These rates are effective for the April 1, 2021 bill.

Check out a complete list of other water and sewer fees (PDF).

The minimum you will be charged for a 3 month period is $121.88 for the first 750 cubic feet. That breaks down to $67.50 for water and $54.38 for sewer.

Pay your bill online!

Important Information Regarding Your Water Billing

Amesbury contracts with Pennichuck Water Service Company to produce and process our water/sewer bills. To open a new account, change an existing account, arrange for shut off and turn on, to make an appointment for meter installation or questions regarding your bill please contact Pennichuck Water Company at 800-553-5191.

Paying Your Bill

The most efficient ways for you to pay your bill are to:

  1. Mail your check in the enclosed envelope
  2. Pay your bill online

What If There Is a Problem?

For billing inquiries, to request a reading or transfer, or to report a water/sewer problem, please call 800-553-5191, Monday through Friday 7:30 am to 5 pm (After Hours Emergency Contact: 978-388-1217

See what your bill will look like (PDF).

Spike In Your Water Bill?

An unexpected increase in usage may be a sign of a water leak

Did you know that even the smallest of leaks in your home or business could waste more than 90 gallons of water each day? If you have experienced unexpected spikes in your water bill, visit the State website for tips on how to identify possible leaks.


Note: If your meter is failing it will either slow down or stop completely - it can not increase speed resulting in increased usage.