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NEW CUSTOMER?

  1. SUBMIT APPLICATION FOR WW ACCOUNT TO THE DSWSC (visit www.drippingspringswater.com or visit their office) IF COMMERCIAL, COMPLETE THE PRE-TREATMENT SURVEY AND SUBMIT WITH APPLICATION

  2. DEPOSIT MAY BE PAID AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION OR WITH THE 1ST MONTH'S BILL

  3. TRANSFER FEE MAY BE PAID AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION OR WITH THE 1ST MONTH'S BILL

APPLICATIONS/FORMS*APPLICATION FOR WW ACCOUNT 

*NEW WASTEWATER CONNECTION APPLICATION

(COMMERCIAL) PRE-TREATMENT SURVEY

*Application for WW Account document may be sent to the DSWSC
*New Wastewater Connection Application must be sent to scole@cityofdrippingsprings.com or submitted with Building Permit Application. 

RATES AND BILLING EXPECTATIONS

DEPOSITS:

Deposits are one-time payments to initiate wastewater service accounts. This fee may be applied to the 1st month's sewer bill if the account holders chooses. The amount of the deposit coincides with the water meters size for the property - see below chart from our WW Ordinance, for meter sizes 2" and greater contact the City's Utility Coordinator, Sarah Cole: scole@cityofdrippingsprings.com
The City of Dripping Springs refunds deposits when a wastewater utility account customers requests to close. 

TRANSFER FEES:

Transfer fees are one-time NON-Refundable payments between transient accounts.

BASE & CONSUMPTION RATES

When a new wastewater customers establishes service, the customers is set to a default rate until the customer is able to obtain usage history throughout winter averaging. (Dec, Jan & Feb) The defaulted rate is base on consumption of 6,450 gallons.

BASE FEE: $26.25/LUE

USAGE FEE: $3.68/1,000 gallons

OVERUSE FEE: $50/LUE or fraction thereof
*For accounts with consumption history that exceed their allowable gallons per month*

Default Customer Monthly Bill Calculations Example:

BASE FEE -            $26.25

USAGE FEE -         $23.74 (6,450/1,000 = 6.45 x 3.68 = $23.74)

TOTAL -                 $49.99

LUE MEASUREMENTS

LUE Measurements - reference Chapter 20 Utilities. Section 20.02.006 Application for services; rates
Living unit equivalent or LUE. A single unit of service consists of the typical flow that would be produced by a single-family residence located in a typical subdivision served by the city, but is not more than 215 gallons per day per LUE. The number of LUEs per connection shall be determined by the city based on the size and type of the water meter purchased for the property, so long as the water use does not exceed 215 gallons per day and the meter is appropriately sized for the type of connection, as follows:


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