Rates & Fees

Water, Sewer & Residential Trash Rates


The following rates are effective October 1, 2016. Water rates are based on the water meter's size. Below are the minimum monthly charges for these services.


Water Rates - Base Charges                                                               
   

  

Meter size
(inches)

Water charge 

5/8 or 3/4 $ 22.14
1
$ 43.66
1.5 $ 87.73
2 $ 149.46
3 $ 325.84
4 $ 572.74
6
$1,278.23
8
$2,265.90
10
$3,535.77
Water Usage
 Consumption Charges 
The City of Sherman bills consumption in gallons. 
First 1,500 gallons
Included in minimum charge
All over 1,500 gallons
$3.17 per 1,000 gallons
     
                                                                                           
Lawn Sprinkler Water Meters are billed at the above rates for the months of July to October. From November to June, they are billed at the 5/8 inches or 3/4 inches meter rate. There are no sewer or trash charges for separately metered lawn systems.
 
 

Sewer Rates

Amount Used
Charges

Residential

First 1,500 gallons $7.95 minimum per month 
Next 7,500 gallons
$3.38 per 1,000 gallons
Total 9,000 gallons
$33.30 per month maximum

Commercial

First 1,500 gallons
$7.95 minimum per month
All over 1,500 gallons
$3.38 per 1,000 gallons
       

Industrial Rates

 
 Amount  Charge

BOD (1 unit BOD per 1,000 gallons)

$.003431

TSS (1 unit TSS per 1,000 gallons)

$.002522
      


Trash & Recycle


The City of Sherman operates an automated trash and recycle service. The fees below are based
upon regular trash pick-up of once per week and recycle pick-up every other week.

Trash Rates


 
Area
 Charge
Residential (1 pick-up per week)
$15.20 per month minimum plus tax
Additional residential cart (optional)
$15.20 per month plus tax
 


Recycle Rates


 
Area
 Charge
Residential (1 pick-up every other week)
$3.05 per month plus tax
 
For Commercial Solid Waste services and rates, please contact the Solid Waste Department
at 903-892-7261.
 

Tap Fees


Fee
Charge
Water Taps
3/4" 
1" 
1 1/2"
2" 
Over 2"                                       
 
Sewer Taps
4"
6"
8"

$   450
$   675
$   750
$1,125
$1,325 plus labor & material
   
 
$350
$500
Labor & material
    

Other Fees


Fee
Charge
Service Termination                                                            

After Hours       
  
  
 

Return Payment
 
Payment Extension
$25
  


$25 Weekdays 5 - 9 PM
$75 Weekdays 9 PM - 8 AM &
service provided on weekends and holidays
    
  $30 per item

$10 per account