Water Services & Rates

Minimum Monthly Service Charges

Water comes from the Skagit River via the Anacortes Water Treatment Plant. Basic residential water customers are billed on a monthly basis. The Consumption (Cons) rate is $0.0416 per cubic foot for all users except those in Shelter Bay, who is charged according to contract. Minimum monthly service charges are as follows:

Size Basic Service Charge
Base Allotment
¾ inches or less $29.38 0 cubic feet
1 inch $58.76 0 cubic feet
1 ½ inches
$88.14 0 cubic feet
2 inches $146.90 0 cubic feet
3 inches
$352.56 100 cubic feet

Senior Citizen Utility Rate Discount for Water 

La Conner senior citizens 61 years of age or older may be eligible to  receive the Senior Utility Rate Discount. If you currently have a senior citizen property tax exemption, you may apply for a utility discount by providing Town Hall with the Skagit County assessor's form showing the property tax exemption status. The completed form must be provided on or before April 1st. Senior citizens who participate in the property tax exemption program will not be charged the base charges for water and sewer if they apply to the Town.

To apply for the tax exemption status, you need to contact the Skagit County Assessor's office, to complete the "Senior Citizen & Disabled Persons Exemption from Real Property Tax" form by December 31st. There are maximum income restrictions. If you qualify, they will provide the form for you to present to our office.

Hydrant Meter Rates

The monthly base fee is $167.12 plus $1.61 per 100 cubic feet of water used.

Water Service Reconnection

Reconnection of service is $50.00 for all water utility services.

Utility meters are read the last working day of the month. Bills are issued the first week of the month and payments are due by the 15th of the month.

Water Utility Payment Options

Mail your utility payment to: 

La Conner Town Hall
P.O. Box 400
La Conner, WA 98257

Pay your bill in person:

La Conner Town Hall
204 Douglas Street
La Conner, WA 98257

Monday - Friday
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
(Excluding holidays)

Use the drop box in front of the Post Office.

Pay by credit card.

An account is considered delinquent after 60 days. If payment is not made, the property is posted with a 24-hour service termination notice. If payment is still not made, service may be terminated until the account is paid in full. A penalty will be assessed on accounts 45 days delinquent.


The rates shown above are for general information purposes only and are subject to change. Please contact La Conner Town Hall for the most current utility rates.