I have all my droplets destroyed, but volumes seem to still be up according to my payment details. Why?

Product usage charges Droplets Hours Start End $7.76 ubuntu-s-2vcpu-4gb-nyc1-01-ligthing2 (s-2vcpu-4gb) 0 02-10 20:34 02-10 20:41 $0.03 ubuntu-s-2vcpu-4gb-nyc1-01-lightning1 (s-2vcpu-4gb) 236 02-01 03:13 02-10 22:52 $7.02 ubuntu-s-2vcpu-4gb-nyc1-01 (s-2vcpu-4gb) 24 02-17 23:22 02-18 23:51 $0.71 Block Storage Hours Start End $87.86 volume-nyc1-01 (nyc1) - 300GB Volume 654 02-01 00:00 02-28 05:53 $29.20 volume-nyc1-02 (nyc1) - 300GB Volume 651 02-01 03:13 02-28 05:53 $29.06 volume-nyc1-04 (nyc1) - 300GB Volume 246 02-17 23:22 02-28 05:53 $10.98 volume-nyc1-03 (nyc1) - 300GB Volume 417 02-10 20:34 02-28 05:53 $18.62

^as seen above I have no active droplet, but still volumes that I bought for those droplets, I am getting charged for. What I did wrong and how to destroy those volumes?


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Hey friend,

Volumes are independent from droplets. They can be detached from one and added to another. It is important that these not be destroyed with a droplet by default, as customers may keep vital data on them and treat their droplets as disposable (a good use of a cloud infrastructure).

To find/remove your volumes, look for the Volumes link under the Manage tab on the left-hand side of the panel at