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Water & Sewer Rates

Water Rates
(Residential, Multifamily and Commercial)

Service

Effective Rate 10/01/2017

¾ inch or smaller meter

$20.62

1 inch meter

$55.59

1.5 inch meter

$91.73

2 inch meter

$135.68

3 inch meter

$166.57

4 inch meter

$233.61

6 inch meter

$432.91

8 inch meter

$597.81

Volume Charge per 1,000 gallons (Residential)

$4.02

Account Initiation Fee (Residential)

$77.18

Transfer Fees

$29.69

Meter Test Fee

$42.39

Reconnect Fee for
Non-payment

$29.69

Residential Deposit
(No Texas Identification)

$140.28


Commercial and Multifamily Accounts

Volume Charge per 1,000 gallons

$4.44

Door Charge

$4.15

Account Initiation Fee

$47.49

¾ inch Meter Deposit

$118.74

1 inch Meter Deposit

$148.41

1.5 inch Meter Deposit

$178.08

2 inch Meter Deposit

$207.78

3 inch Meter Deposit

$237.45

4 inch Meter Deposit

$356.19

6 inch Meter Deposit

$474.90

8 inch Meter Deposit

$593.63

10 inch Meter Deposit

$712.35

Residential, Commercial, and Multifamily Accounts

Single Purchase of Water Minimum Charge

$13.88

Single Purchase of Water Price per 1,000 gallons

$4.44

Monthly Fire Hydrant Meter Fee

$166.57

1 inch Water Tap Fee

$1,547.76

1.5 inch Water Tap Fee

$1,917.76

2 inch Water Tap Fee

$2,167.76

Over 2 inch Water Tap Fee

  As determined by City

Fire lane taps without meters

  As determined by City

           

Meter tampering fee

As determined by City

Overtime Fee (after normal on-premises hours)

As determined by City based on actual cost
(2 hour minimum)

All Commercial accounts are
subject to a deposit
Amount of deposit will be based upon service required for all city utilities.

**Non-resident customers will pay 150% of charge
 for resident/commercial customers**

Storm Water

Service

Effective Rate 10/01/2017

Residential Customers
$3.68 / month
Commercial Customers
(Square footage of Impervious area divided by 1,895 sq. ft. times $3.50)
$3.68 per 1,895 sq. ft / month
($3.68 minimum)
Storm Water Drainage
Manual Deposit
$78.75

Sewer Rates

Service

Effective Rate 10/01/2017

Minimum Charge
(Residential)

$22.88

Volume Charge per 1,000 gallons
(Residential)

$4.21

Minimum Charge
(Multifamily/Commercial)

$25.35

Volume Charge per 1,000 gallons
(Multifamily/Commercial)

$4.71

4 inch Sewer Tap Fee

$1,244.72

6 inch Sewer Tap Fee

$1.,386.61

8 inch Sewer Tap Fee

$1,528.1

In excess of 8 inch Sewer Tap Fee

As determined by City

Sewer Tapping Saddle Fee

As determined by City

Street Cut Fee

As determined by City

Residential and multi-family volume charge is based on the amount of water used monthly or the 3 winter months average (December, January, and February), whichever is less.

New residential and multifamily users without 3 months winter average shall use 5,000 gallons water use average for the first year as a customer until 3 months winter average can be calculated.

Commercial and industrial users sewer charge shall be based upon actual water usage.