Galveston County Water Control and Improvement District #1


Direct Line:  (281) 585-3200
Curbside Recycling Signup: Call (281) 331-8400

Garbage rates as of February 6, 2020
Trash Cart SizeCollection Rate per month
96 gallon $21.64
Extra trash cart$7.50
Maximum of four (4) carts

Commercial is handled through AmeriWaste. For more information, please call 281-331-8400.
Commercial and Industrial Customers for front load containers will be billed monthly at the following rates (excluding applicable Texas sales tax) for solid waste and recycling (if recycling is opted by customer) by AmeriWaste, not the District.:

Container Size  Weekly Collection Frequency   
 123456Extra PU
2 CY$62.83$91.20$108.26$133.94$159.63n/a$31.42
4 CY$88.05$134.26$180.51$228.01$279.42n/a$44.03
6 CY$108.92$179.10$227.08$301.91$376.59$451.39$54.46
8 CY $128.36$219.42$301.91$401.53$490.48$600.84$64.18
Recycle 6 yd$87.70$145.08n/an/an/an/a$43.85
Recycle 8 yd$103.98$177.73n/an/an/an/a$51.99
Dumpster Redelivery Fee $26.25Per Redelivery
Locking Devices$7.75Per Dumpster
Casters$15.75Per Dumpster

The Galveston County Water Control and Improvement District #1
Geographic Information System (GIS)

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NOTICE:  Important Changes to Garbage Collection

Effective March 15, 2020

The Galveston County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 (the "District") has contracted with AmeriWaste Solutions, Inc. ("AmeriWaste") as the new solid waste (trash) collection and disposal company effective March 15, 2020.  All residences and businesses within the boundaries of the District and/or within the corporate city limits of the City of Dickinson are required to utilize the services of AmeriWaste.

Beginning in the month of March 2020, the District will be billing directly for residential and light commercial accounts using ninety-six (96) gallon carts.  Residential and Light Commercial accounts utilizing the commercial cart option will be billed through your water bill.  All Light Commercial must, however, call or email AmeriWaste at (281)337-1576 or to complete the required documentation.  Light Commercial shall mean any structure generating not more than four (4) ninety-six (96) gallon containers of commercial refuse or solid waste during a calendar week.

AmeriWaste will be billing Commercial and Industrial accounts directly for all Front Load Services.  Completion of the required documentation in a timely fashion will insure no interruption of services.  Please call or email AmeriWaste at (281)585-3200 or .

Residents within the limits of City of Dickinson but outside of the District's water distribution system will need to set up a "garbage only" account by March 1, 2020 in order to receive trash collection without interruption.  To set up your account, please fill out the Garbage Only Account Form and submit it to the District.  This form will be posted on the District's website.  For those unable to download and mail, these forms will also be made available at the District office.  Office hours are Monday - Thursday, between the hours of Monday - Thursday:  8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Friday:  8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  Please call or email the District at (281) 534-8344 or