Providing clean and safe water and sewer services at affordable rates is of the utmost importance to all City of Russell staff members. On this page, you'll find information regarding our prices and billing cycles. Call the front office, contact Utility Clerk Paula Short, or Customer Service Representative Marchetta Salyers.

For questions regarding Water and Sewer services, contact Blair Blevins, (606) 836-9666.

Follow the link below to access your water bill. If you do not currently have a login for the site, you will need to visit the address below and create one.

Online Water Bill Access

Monthly Water Rates, City of Russell

  • Up to 1,000 Gallons - $18.00 minimum
  • Next 1,000 Gallons -- $2.75 per 1,000
  • Next 8,000 Gallons -- $2.60 per 1,000
  • Next 15,000 Gallons -- $2.50 per 1,000
  • Next 75,000 Gallons -- $2.20 per 1,000
  • More than 100,000 Gallons -- $1.80 per 1,000

Monthly Water Rates, City of Bellefonte and Other Users (Except Flatwoods, Raceland, and Bulk Users)

  • Up to 1,000 Gallons - $18.50 minimum
  • Next 1,000 Gallons -- $3.05 per 1,000
  • Next 8,000 Gallons -- $2.95 per 1,000
  • Next 15,000 Gallons -- $2.85 per 1,000
  • Next 75,000 Gallons -- $2.20 per 1,000
  • More than 100,000 Gallons -- $2.00 per 1,000

Monthly Sewer Rates

  • Sanitation District #1 -- $6.05 per 1,000 Gallons
  • Sanitation District #2 -- $25.72 for the first 1,000 Gallons
  • Downtown Sewer Rates -- $14.00 for 1,000 Gallons and $3.25 per 1,000 After.
  • Flatwoods Sewer Rates -- $21.94 for 2,000 Gallons and $9.25 per 1,000 After.

Water & Sewer Contacts


  • Storm Water Contact Jason Groh
  • 410 Ferry Street, Russell, KY 41169-1343
  • (606) 834-9513

Water Bills

  1. The city shall bill its water customers monthly on the 1st week of the month. The customer shall pay said bill and the same shall be due and owing on or before the 21st day of said month.
  2. The bill shall be delinquent on the 22nd day of the month billed and a penalty of 10% shall be added for failure to pay when due.
  3. Failure to pay said bill after negligently or willfully allowing same to become delinquent shall authorize the city to terminate water service on the 5th day of the following month.
  4. Where the water supply to the customer has been discontinued for nonpayment of delinquent bills, a charge of $75.00 will be made for reconnection of water service. The reconnection will not be made until after all delinquent bills and other charges owed by the customer to the city have been paid.
  5. Water meters are the property of the City of Russell and are not to be tampered with in any manner by the customer or their representatives. Violators will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.

Security for Payment of Charges

  1. Commercial and individual purchasers of water from the water works, owned and operated by the City of Russell, who are tenants and not the owners of record of the premises for which water is purchased, shall secure the payment of charges for water so purchased by the written guarantee that the water charges will be paid, signed by the owner of the premises, or by making a cash deposit of $150.00 with the clerk of the water works, before said service shall be furnished.
  2. In the event that a present water service shall be cut off for delinquency, it will not be renewed until the bill and any money owed to the city is paid.