Water Conservation

Based on guidelines issued by the Drought Management Advisory Group (DMAG), Burke County is following the water use restrictions set by the City of Morganton. Customers who pay their water bill to Burke County General Services are advised to visit the City’s website for details of restrictions.

All customers are asked to reduce consumption and to defer non-essential uses to early morning or late evening hours.

Citation Fees

  • First offence: Written warning
  • Second offence: $150
  • Third offence: $300
  • Fourth offence: $600 and disconnection of service

Thank you for your co-operation at this time