New Service Information
All customers need to complete a service application at the Water District office located at 2750 F.M. 517 East in Dickinson. At the time of application, a deposit will be needed for each service connection.
Owned by the customer - $150
Rental Unit - $150
Commercial deposits are determined by anticipated consumption.
You can print our Application for Service below to complete and fax back to us at 281-337-6075. If you require a copy of the form in Spanish to assist you in completing the primary form, you may contact us and we will send it to you directly. In addition to your application you will need: Photo Identification and Proof of Property Ownership or a copy of your Lease Agreement.
Residential Application for Service - English
Residential Application for Service - en Espanol
New Property Development Information
All customers desiring water and sewer utilities on undeveloped property need to print and complete the form shown below and fax, scan or bring it to us at our Falco Office at 2320 Falco St. or fax it to 281-534-6163.
New Property Development Form
Monthly Rates for Water District Customers Effective 9/1/2015
Water Rates Within District Boundaries
Base Rate With No Consumption is as follows:
Base Minimum Bill 5/8" Meter $9.25
Base Minimum Bill 3/4" Meter $9.25
Base Minimum Bill 1" Meter $9.25
Base Minimum Bill 1.5" Meter $15.50
Base Minimum Bill 2" Meter $15.50
Base Minimum Bill 3" Meter $26.00
Base Minimum Bill 4" Meter $26.00
Base Minimum Bill 6" Meter $26.00
In addition to the monthly minimum bill charge(s), the commodity charge for water is as follows:
All water up to 2,000 gallons
$1.75 per 1,000 gallons or fraction thereof.
All water above 2,000 up to 6,000 gallons
$4.75 per 1,000 gallons or fraction thereof.
All water above 6,000 gallons up to 12,000 gallons
$5.00 per 1,000 gallons or fraction thereof
All water above 12,000 gallons or fraction thereof
$5.25 per 1,000 gallons or franction thereof
Sewer Service Rates Within District Boundaries:
Base Rate with No Consumption is as follows:
Base Minimum Bill 5/8" Meter $14.80
Base Minimum Bill 3/4" Meter $14.80
Base minimum Bill 1" Meter $22.20
Base Minimum Bill 1.5" Meter $40.00
Base Minimum Bill 2" Meter $40.00
Base Minimum Bill 3" Meter $40.00
Base Minimum Bill 4" Meter $40.00
Base minimum Bill 6" Meter $40.00
Commodity Charge for Sewer:
In addition to the monthly base rate, the commodity charge for all wastewater is as follows:
$2.50 per 1,000 gallons or fraction thereof.
In addition to the monthly water and sewer charges, your water bill will also include a 'Texas' charge which is a 0.5% fee assessed and paid to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, as required by state law. This fee applies to all accounts.
Other Services Billed
The Water District also solicits monthly donations on behalf of the Dickinson Volunteer Fire Department. The fire departmenet is volunteer and provides fire protection services to the citizens of the District and of the City of Dickinson. Please seriously consider continueing to support this vital service.
Water, Sewer, and Gas Plumbing Inspections
Permit and inspection fees are required for any plumbing additions or modifications prior to work being started. Permits are issued by the Building Inspections Department at City Hall, located at 2716 F.M. 517 East, Dickinson, Texas. Contact the Plumbing Inspector at (281) 337-2489 to discuss these regulations before beginning the design phase of your project.
Local Property Tax
Galveston County WCID#1 does assess a local property tax.
The 2015 tax rate is $0.200500 cents per $100.00 of assessed property value.
The Water Company offers 24-hour, 7-days per week emergency service for all customers. Just call the office number and a representative will dispatch a service person.
7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday
7:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Friday
Closed Saturday and Sunday