Georgetown Municipal Water and Sewer Service - Georgetown, Kentucky

Our focus is on water distribution and wastewater treatment to over 14,000 customers in Georgetown,Stamping Ground,Sadieville and Scott County, Kentucky. Our mission is to provide our customers with the best possible product at the lowest possible price, while maintaining one of the most up-to-date treatment systems in the state.


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  • Sewer Specifications (Coming Soon)


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Republic Services Garbage Rate Increase - 2/1/23

Attention City of Georgetown Garbage Customers: New garbage rates will go into effect on February 1st and will appear on your bill in February.  Please visit for new rate information.  Most customers will see an increase that is less than a dollar.  As a reminder, please call Republic Services at 859.263.2000 for specific garbage questions.

Declaration of Domicile
Residential Exemption for Utility Purchases

To Customers With Multiple Residential Accounts:

Per the Kentucky Department of Revenue, Starting January 1, 2023, customers with multiple residential accounts now will be required to pay the six percent (6%) state sales tax on utility services provided to any property that is not the primary residence of the owner or occupant.

Declaration of Domicile Explanation Letter

Form 51A380 - Declaration of Domicile
Form 51A381 - Multi-Unit Declaration of Domicile

GMWSS Rates vs Kentucky Average rates

Source - Kentucky Water and Sewer Utility Survey 2022 - Cannon & Cannon, Inc.

Click to review the full Kentucky Water and Sewer Utility Survey 2022.

GMWSS Water Rate (5000 Gals) - $35.33
GMWSS Sewer Rate (5000 Gals) - $36.06

Average Kentucky Rates

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Water Usage per Month Monthly Charge
First 2,000 Gallons $13.49 (Minimum Monthly Bill)
All Over 2,000 Gallons  $0.00728 (per 1 Gallon)
Sewer - (based on Water Usage)  per Month Monthly Charge
First 2,000 Gallons $12.42 (Minimum Monthly Bill)
All Over 2,000 Gallons  $0.00788 (per 1 Gallon)

911 Fee is $8/mo.
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Click for City of Georgetown 911 Fees

City of Georgetown Garbage Customers:

Republic Services provides garbage collection for the City of Georgetown.

Click for Garbage and Recycling Collection Schedule by Address.

Click for the 2022 Recyling Calender

GMWSS will continue to collect garbage fees on behalf of the city.

All services and fees will be penalized if not paid by the due date on the bill.

Republic Services • 859.263.2000

Customers should contact Republic at 859.263.2000 to request a recycling cart, change the number of garbage carts, or report uncollected garbage / recycling.

*Please note that collection may occur approximately 6am-6pm on scheduled days.

Click the links below for further information.

Full Garbage and Recycling Info

Republic Waste Services Recycling and Information

Republic Garbage and Recycling FAQ's and Information

Utility Bill Assistance:

If you need assistance paying your bill, contact the KY Healthy at Home Eviction Relief Fund at

Click for additional information.

The fund provides rent AND utility relief to eligible tenants.

Or contact:

Blue Grass Community Action Partnership
111 Professional Court, Frankfort, KY 40601
502-695-4290 | Fax: 502-695-1075


LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program) Outreach Offices
340 E. Washington St.

Precipitation Information

Updated 12-30-22 (Water Plant Only)
(Watershed is most critical)
Georgetown Water Plant
Prev. Active Day • 0.1 in
Month to Date • 3.3 in
Year to Date • 45.17 in
+/- Month TD • -0.68 in
+/- Year • 0.62 in
2021 Year End • +12.21 in
2020 Year End • +4.44 in
UK Ag. Weather Data
Royal Spring Watershed
Prev. Active Day •  2.31 in
Month to Date • 5.07 in
Year to Date • 10.21 in
+/- Month TD • 1.86 in
+/- Year TD • 4.14 in
2021 Year End • +9.3 in
2020 Year End • +1.38 in
USGS Royal Spring Data

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