The City of Falls Church operates and maintains the sewer system. As a cost-saving measure and convenience for our customers, Fairfax Water provides sewer billing service for the city, which is why your sanitary sewer fees are included with your water bill.

Availability and Service Charges

Effective July 1, 2016, as per the City Code:
  • The first bill a customer receives shall include an advance quarterly use charge of $18.50.
  • The sewer charge as determined by the appropriate method noted in the City Code shall be $9.73 per 1,000 gallons of water billed.
  • A fixed charge of $6.00  for quarterly customers and $2.00 for monthly customers shall be included in each bill.

Non-Metered Services

Single-family residences are billed on the basis of per capita average of similar users. All others are billed according to the number of fixtures at the service address.