Welcome to the City of Ephrata Washington
City of Ephrata, 121 Alder Street SW, Ephrata Washington  98823  Phone (509) 754-4601  Fax (509) 754-0912


Welcome to the City of Ephrata Utility Billing Department.  If you have questions concerning utility billing, services or rates, contact Clnenicka@ephrata.org or you can call our office at (509)754-6979.



The following forms are available to download:

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Consumer Confidence Reports




Garbage Rate Sheet

Landlord Request for Change to Tenant                    

Request for garbage suspension at a vacant house 

Application for Auto Bill Pay

Note: Please make sure all garbage is bagged and securely tied before placing in garbage recepticle. EXTRA GARBAGE - If your garbage toter lid is up more than 3-4" on pickup day, you will be charged $1.90 for extra garbage. Extra bags, boxes or cans will be picked up for $1.90 each if placed near your can on pickup day. Larger items may be picked up at an additional cost. Please call utility billing at the number above to arrange this. 

Water & Sewer Rates: 

Residential water is billed a basic charge of $36.25 per month. Water usage is billed at $0.60 per thousand gallons. Residential sewer is billed at a flat $36.75 per month. Water meters are read every other month, May through November. You will be billed for water usage in addition to your basic bill on each of the read months. Commercial sewer rates vary according to winter water usage. 


*REMINDER*:All irrigation systems (including lawn sprinkler systems) MUST be tested annually by a certified backflow tester BEFORE turning on. Call Rolo at 754-2009 for a list of certified testers.

Backflow Testers

In the event of an emergency after hours or during the weekend, please call dispatch at (509)762-1160.

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