Water / Wastewater Utilities

The Public Works Department is responsible for maintaining the:

  • City sanitary sewer collection system
  • Potable water distribution system
  • Three groundwater wells and wastewater treatment plant
  • All the facilities associated with these systems

View the 2018 Consumer Confidence Water Quality Report (PDF).

New Water / Sewer Accounts

To establish new water/sewer service, please view the Utility Billing page.


Please contact us at 281-298-5522 regarding water leaks and sewage backups. The city may be of assistance in determining if a sewage backup is the result of the city's main collection line or a private residential sewer line.

Water & Sewer Rates

Consumption Charges

Consumption charges are the same for all users for water and sewer, except residential sewer customers will be charged $2 per 1,000 gallons with a maximum consumption of 10,000 gallons. Water bills reflect consumption per 1,000 gallons (i.e. 10 = 10,000). There's an additional $0.655 per 1,000 gallons to cover fees for the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District and Groundwater Reduction Plan.

Consumption charges are the same for water and sewer, for all users except for residential sewer which is $2 per 1,000 gallons, with a 10,000 gallon maximum.

Consumption (Gallons)Fee
5,000 (Base Consumption)$2.00
5,000 to 10,000$2.25
10,000 to 15,000$2.75
15,000 to 20,000$3.25
20,000 to 30,000$3.50
30,000 to 75,000$4.25
Greater than 75,000$4.50

Base Rates

Service Fee Consumption (Gallons)
0.75 Inches Water Residential$93,000
0.75 Inches Sewer Residential$93,000
0.75 Inches Water Commercial$301,000
1 Inch Water Commercial$501,000
1.5 Inches Water Commercial$701,000
2 Inches Water Commercial$901,000
3 Inches Water Commercial$1101,000
4 Inches Water Commercial$1201,000
4 Inches Water Commercial (HMH)$1201,000
6 Inches Water Commercial$1751,000
0.75 Inches Sewer Commercial$301,000
1 Inch Sewer Commercial$501,000
1.5 Inches Sewer Commercial$701,000
2 Inches Sewer Commercial$901,000
3 Inches Sewer Commercial$1101,000
4 Inches Sewer Commercial$1201,000
6 Inches Sewer Commercial$1751,000
Sewer San Jacinto$1751,000