Water

Drinking Water Infrastructure Article by George Motykca – Part 1
Drinking Water Source Article by George Motycka – Part 2

Utility Board
See Boards and Committees page

Employees
Jimmy Goodson, Town Manager
Karen Motycka, Finance Officer
Adam Clark, Operator
Noah Clark, Operator Assistant

Contact Information
For questions or problems regarding water service, call the Water Department at (207) 326-8540.
If you have billing questions, call Karen Motycka in the Town Office at (207) 326-4502.

Rate Schedule
State of Maine, Public Utilities Commission
Schedule of Rates of the Castine Water Department
Effective January 1, 2017.
Quarterly and Seasonal Rates for Water to Metered Customers.

Quarterly Rate
A minimum meter charge for 800 cubic feet as listed below.
For the next 1600 cubic feet per quarter: $12.60 per 100 cu. ft.
For all in excess of 2,400 cubic feet per quarter: $14.70 per 100 cu. ft. Quarterly billing occurs in April, July, October, and January.

Meter Size Quarterly
5/8″ $126.00
3/4″ $138.00
1″ $150.00
1 1/2″ $193.00
2″ $242.00
3″ $386.00
4″ $879.00

Seasonal Rate
A minimum meter charge for 1,100 cubic feet as listed below.
For the next 1,600 cubic feet per season: $12.60 per 100 cu. ft.
For all in excess of 2,700 cubic feet per season: $14.70 per 100 cu. ft. Seasonal billing occurs in April for minimum water and in December for any water overage and sewer.

Meter Size Quarterly
5/8″ $504.00
3/4″ $552.00
1″ $600.00
1 1/2″ $772.00
2″ $968.00
3″ $1,544.00
4″ $3,516.00

Minimum Charges

Meter Size Quarterly Seasonal
5/8″ $126.00 $ 504.00
3/4″ 138.00 552.00
1″ 150.00 600.00
1 1/2″ 193.00 772.00
2″ 242.00 968.00
3″ 386.00 1,544.00
4″ 879.00 3,516.00

Annual Rates Fire Protection – Private Service
For each fire hydrant installed on owner’s premises: $1,920.

For each service main entering a building for the supply of standpipes or sprinklers, an annual charge according to the diameter of the service as follows:

2″ service $640.00
4″ service 1,280.00
6″ service 1,920.00
8″ service 2,560.00

Beginning in 1998, the Federal Safe Drinking Water Act requires all community water systems to distribute an annual Water Quality Report or Consumer Confidence Report. The reports are filed and distributed by July 1 for the previous year. 2016 Consumer Confidence Report (CCR).

Current News

Upcoming Events

Monday, May 20
  • Town Office CLOSED 67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA
  • Curbside Trash pick-up 7:30 am at  
  • Monday Morning Knitting Circle 11:00 am at   Witherle Memorial Libray
  • Selectboard/Assessors & Overseers of the Poor Mtg 4:00 pm at   67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA
  • Thank You Party for Tom & Nancy of the Manor Inn 5:30 pm at   Castine Golf Club
Tuesday, May 21
  • Town Office CLOSED 67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA
  • Curbside Recycling pick-up 7:30 am at  
Wednesday, May 22
  • T/G Mtg 8:00 am at  
Saturday, May 25
  • Annual Plant Sale 9:30 am at   Emerson Hall
Monday, May 27
  • Town Office CLOSED - Memorial Day Holiday 67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA
  • Adams School CLOSED for Memorial Day
  • Memorial Day Parade 10:00 am at   Court Street Cemetery Access Road, Castine, Maine
  • Monday Morning Knitting Circle 11:00 am at   Witherle Memorial Libray
Tuesday, May 28
  • Curbside Trash pick-up 7:30 am at  
  • Shawl Ministry 1:00 pm at   Trinitarian Congregational Parish
Wednesday, May 29
  • Adams School Art Show
Thursday, May 30
  • Adams School Play 6:00 pm at  
Saturday, June 1
  • 15 Sea Street Bar & Grill Grand Opening