Fees & Rates

Fees

Type of Fee
Amount Additional Information
New Service Connect Fee
$50 Each time service is established
Delinquent Fee
$50 Fee for accounts that are subject to disconnect due to past due status of the bill. The fee is charged on these accounts regardless if the service is disconnected or not.
After-Hours Delinquent Reconnect Fee
$60 After-Hours: 4 p.m. - 8 a.m.
Deposit

$200

$500

Maximum for residential accounts (renters)                                                                    Maximum for non-residential accounts  (builders, developers,commercial)                                                          

Returned Check or ACH Charge
$35 n/a
Increase in Rates
West U increased its water rates in May 2016 to help offset cost increases associated with the city of Houston's increase in surface water costs. The city will continue to monitor the water and sewer rates to ensure that revenues offset operating costs to provide the service.

Water Rates
Base Monthly Charges:  As of May 1, 2016
Meters Serving Residential Customers
5/8" or 3/4" meter

$10.89

1" meter

$24.34

1 1/2" meter

$46.39

Meters Serving any other premises :
5/8" or 3/4" meter

$31.94

1" meter

$44.98

1 1/2" meter

$66.55

2" meter

$202.79

3" meter

$544.52

Gallon charges (per 1,000 gallons):
Regular Meters: Cost per 1,000 gallons
First 3,000 gallons (0 to 3,000)

$4.30

Next 6,000 gallons (3,001 to 9,000)

$5.23

Next 6,000 gallons (9,001 to 15,000)

$6.22

Each 1,000 gallons over 15,000 gallons

$7.41

Water-only Meters:

Cost per 1,000 gallons

First 7,500 gallons (0 to 7,500)

$5.78

Each 1,000 gallons over 7,500 gallons

$7.41

Sewer Rates

Base Monthly Charge
Amount
Meters Serving Residential-Only Customers
$5.44
Meters Serving Any Other Premises
$21.57
Gallon Charges (per 1,000 gallons)
Residential-only customers: $2.96
Any other premises: $3.20