Water & Sewer Services

The City of Salisbury provides water and sewer service through two water plants, two overhead storage tanks, over 300 miles of water and sewer mains, two major pump stations, 37 lift stations,  and a waste water treatment plant.  Our system is described in this and accompanying web pages.

Water Quality.  To review our annual water quality reports, please refer to our Water Quality page.

Water and Sewer Rates.  A water and sewer rate comparison of the City’s rates with other local municipalities is provided at the Rate Comparison page.

Wastewater Treatment Plant Preliminary Engineering Report. These PDF files are large individually, so they have been broken up in segments.

Table of Contents.
Chapter 01.
Chapter 02.
Chapter 03.
Chapter 04.
Chapter 05.
Chapter 06.
Chapter 07.
Chapter 08.
Chapter 09.
Chapter 10.
Chapter 11.
Chapter 12.
Chapter 13.
Chapter 14.
Chapter 15.
Chapter 16.
Chapter 17.
Chapter 18.
Chapter 19.
Chapter 20.
Chapter 21.
Chapter 22.
Chapter 23.


Appendix A.
Appendix B.
Appendix C.
Appendix D.
Appendix E.
Appendix F
Appendix G.

Wastewater Treatment Plant Effluent Flow History.

The City’s wastewater treatment plant is authorized by the National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit to discharge a maximum of an average flow of 6.8 million gallons per day.

Notice concerning Sewer Back-up Damage

Frequently Asked Questions.

Point of Contact.  If you have any questions concerning drinking water and sewer service contact the City of Salisbury, Water & Sewer Branch location at (410) 548-3103 from Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM until 4:30 PM. Please do NOT call the City Yard regarding water bills; please call the Finance Office at 410-548-3115


The following information must be included on the water and sewer application. Please type or print clearly.

1)      Requested Date of Service

2)      Application Date

3)      In the blank following “for water and sewer to my…”

a)      Type of building i.e.: industrial, commercial, residential

4)      Located Inside or Outside of City Limits

5)      Correct Address for location of service

6)      Which lies between, show the nearest streets that the property is located between.

7)      Name of Plumber (if known)

8)      Property owners:

a)      Name

b)      Address

c)      Phone Number

d)      Fax Number (if applicable)

9)      Signature of applicant

10)  Name of person who should be contacted concerning this application, including phone number.