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WATER & WASTEWATER FEES

The following monthly water/wastewater rates shall be charged for water/wastewater sold by the City:

The following monthly water rates (inside City limits) shall be charged for water sold by the City:
Individually metered single-family residential properties
$10.78 For the first 3,000 gallons 
$2.49 For each additional 1,000 gallons 
Multi-family residential, not individually metered, and commercial  
  For the first 3,000 gallons
$13.41 5/8" x 3/4" Meter
$13.41  1" Meter
$17.87  1½" Meter
$26.74  2" Meter 
$35.79  3" Meter 
$53.49  4" Meter 
$89.40  6" Meter 
$2.49  For each additional 1,000 gallons 
















The following monthly water rates (outside City limits) shall be charged for water sold by the City:
Individually metered single-family residential properties
$13.48 For the first 3,000 gallons 
$3.11 For each additional 1,000 gallons 
Multi-family residential, not individually metered, and commercial  
  For the first 3,000 gallons
$16.76 5/8" x 3/4" Meter
$16.76  1" Meter
$22.34  1½" Meter
$33.43  2" Meter 
$44.74  3" Meter 
$66.86  4" Meter 
$111.75  6" Meter 
$3.11  For each additional 1,000 gallons 


















For accounts that purchase water from the City, the following rates shall be charged for sanitary sewer by the City (inside City limits):
Individually metered single-family residential properties
$8.05    For the first 3,000 gallons
$1.53    For each additional 1,000 gallons
$30.88    Maximum residential bill
Multi-family residential, not individually metered, and commercial
$8.05     For the first 3,000 gallons
$1.53    For each additional 1,000 gallons of water consumption
For accounts that do not purchase water from the City, the same rates will apply; however, these accounts will be billed by their water service provider on the City's behalf.


For accounts that purchase water from the City, the following rates shall be charged for sanitary sewer by the City (outside City limits):
Individually metered single-family residential properties
$10.07 For the first 3,000 gallons
$1.92 For each additional 1,000 gallons
$38.60 Maximum residential bill
Multi-family residential, not individually metered, and commercial
$10.07  For the first 3,000 gallons
$1.92 For each additional 1,000 gallons of water consumption
For accounts that do not purchase water from the City, the same rates will apply; however, these accounts will be billed by their water service provider on the City's behalf.

Average Utility Bill Comparison  
 Residential - 85 Units (8,500 Gallons) 5/8" 
$24.48  Water 
$16.47  Sewer 
$40.95  Total 
Commercial - 95 Units (9,500 Gallons) 5/8"  
$30.59   Water
$20.59  Sewer 
$51.18  Total 



Water Tap Fees

A schedule for water tap fees and associated costs and service deposits shall be reviewed and approved by the City Manager semi-annually on a cost basis on October 1 and April 1. Customers will be billed a one-time water tap fee as follows:
Inside City Limits    
Meter Size (inches)  Tap Fee (1) Actual Service Deposit  Total Amount Paid 
5/8" x 3/4"  $325.00 $100.00 $425.00
1"  $485.00 $110.00 $595.00
1½" $950.00 $150.00 $1,100.00
2" Turbo  $1,235.00 $200.00 $1,435.00
2" Compound  $2,110.00 $225.00 $2,335.00
3" Turbo  $2,815.00 (2)  $225.00 $3,040.00
3" Compound  $3,550.00 (2)  $350.00 $3,850.00
4" Turbo  $3,865.00 (2)  $350.00 $4,215.00
4" Compound  $5,255.00 (2)  $415.00 $5,670.00
6" Turbo  $5,000.00 (2)  $550.00 $5,550.00
6" Compound  $7,470.00 (2)  $775.00 $8,245.00
(1) Cost of street crossing shall be charged in addition to the tap fee.
(2) Estimated fee; final cost shall be based on actual cost of the materials and labor.    

A schedule for water tap fees and associated costs and service deposits shall be reviewed and approved by the City Manager semi-annually on a cost basis on October 1 and April 1. Customers will be billed a one-time water tap fee as follows:
Outside City Limits    
Meter Size (inches)  Tap Fee (1) Actual Service Deposit  Total Amount Paid 
5/8" x 3/4"  $406.25  $125.00  $531.25
1"  $606.25  $137.50  $743.75
1½" $1,187.50  $187.50  $1,375.00
2" Turbo  $1,543.75  $250.00  $1,793.75
2" Compound  $2,637.50  $281.25  $2,918.75
3" Turbo  $3,518.75 (2)  $281.25  $3,800.00
3" Compound  $4,437.50 (2)  $312.50  $4,750.00
4" Turbo  $4,831.25 (2)  $437.50  $5,268.75
4" Compound  $6,568.75 (2)  $518.75  $7,087.50
6" Turbo  $6,250.00 (2)  $687.50  $6,937.50
6" Compound  $9,337.50 (2)  $968.75  $10,306.25
(1) Cost of street crossing shall be charged in addition to the tap fee.
(2) Estimated fee; final cost shall be based on actual cost of the materials and labor.    

 Fire Hydrant Meter
 The tap fee for the fire hydrant meter is $30 with a $20 deposit, for a total of $50.

 Sewer Tap Fees
The City of Edinburg does not perform sewer tap fees; however, a sewer tap permit must be obtained by a licensed  plumber at the Code Enforcement Division. The permit and inspection fee is $20 inside City limits and $40 outside City limits.

 

Payment Information
The City of Edinburg charges a 5% penalty on all accounts that are not paid by the due date. After two months of non-payment, the accounts are disconnected and there is a late fee of $25.00. Accounts that are connected after hours have a fee of $35.00. Unauthorized connections are charged with a $100.00 fee.

The City of Edinburg Water Plant is open 24 Hours/day and 365 days of the year. On Weekends, holidays, and or "after hours" the Emergency line is (956) 388-8220.


For more information please contact
Utility Billing
Phone: (956) 388-1896