Utility Rates

Effective October 1, 2020, sewer and trash rates increased.  

Turning 65 years old?  You may be eligible for discounted Senior Citizen rates on water, sewer, and trash. Please alert the office with proof of age to have the new rate applied to your residential account.  

Utility Account Deposits

Deposit Type
Fee
Commercial Deposit: ($25 Connect Fee + $275 Refundable Deposit) Will be refunded when account is closed$300
Residential Deposit: ($25 Connect Fee + $75 Refundable Deposit) Will be refunded when the account is closed or after 36 continuous months of on-time payment. $100


Water Rates

Residential & Commercial Water Rates per 1,000 Gallons
Fee
Base Rate: 0 to 2,000 Gallons$17.14
2,001 to 15,000 Gallons$5.47
Above 15,001 Gallons$6.84


 Senior Citizen (65+) Residential Water Rates per 1,000 Gallons
Fee
Base Rate: 0 to 2,000 Gallons$11.31
2,001 to 15,000 Gallons$5.11
Above 15,001 Gallons$5.11


Sewer Rates

Residential:  New residential and senior residential accounts are charged a flat fee for sewer services until water usage for the sewer averaging period (November through February) has been recorded. Please see Sewer Averaging for more info.

Commercial: Sewer rates are the same as residential sewer rates unless otherwise defined by an industrial agreement. Commercial account sewer transmission and processing are billed based on actual monthly water use.

 Sewer RatesFee
Sewer Minimum: New Account$31.94
Sewer Minimum: With Sewer Averaging$24.83
Commercial Minimum: No averaging on commercial accounts$24.83
Monthly Service Charge$10.54
Volume Charge per 1,000 Gallons$7.67
Sewer Service Charge: This fee is charged to each sewer connection and is accounted for separately from regular sewer revenues. This supports the City’s portion of major sewer interceptor lines in the North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) regional sewer system.$16.00


Senior Citizen (65+) Residential Sewer Rates Fee
Sewer Minimum - New Account$31.94
Sewer Minimum - With Sewer Averaging$20.04
Monthly Service Charge$9.75
Volume Charge per 1,000 Gallons$7.03
Sewer Service Charge: This fee is charged to each sewer connection and is accounted for separately from regular sewer revenues. This supports the City’s portion of major sewer interceptor lines in the North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) regional sewer system.$16.00


Refuse & Recycling Rates

Refuse and recycling services are contracted with Community Waste Disposal (CWD). For residential and senior citizen residential accounts, the City arranges and bills for these services as part of regular monthly utility bills.

Commercial garbage accounts and businesses requiring refuse and recycling services will need to contact CWD directly for commercial services at 972-392-9300.

Residential Refuse & Recycling RatesFee
Refuse and Recycling Collection Rate$12.75


 Senior Citizen (65+) Refuse & Recycling RatesFee
Senior Citizen Refuse and Recycling Collection Rate$11.53


Temporary Utility Service Rates

Temporary water and sewer services are available for a period of up to two weeks. 

Temporary Service RatesFee
For a maximum of 14 days and up to 2,000 gallons of water$41.40
Over 2,000 gallons of water billed in units of 1,000 gallons$5.91


Utility Account Fees & Penalties

Type of Fee Fee
Administration fee added to late accounts on the disconnect date$50
Additional fee for service reconnection between the hours of 5 p.m. and 8 p.m.$50
Administrative arrangement fee$10
Installment payment arrangement fee$25
Late payment added on the first day following the original due date$10
Late charge for sewer customers who are not serviced by city water services$10