Rates & Fees

Water, Sewer & Residential Trash Rates


The following rates are effective October 1, 2017. 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 $ 22.80
1
$ 44.97
1.5 $ 90.36
2 $ 153.94
3 $ 335.62
4 $ 589.92
6
$1,316.58
8
$2,333.88
10
$3,641.84
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
$3.27 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 $8.19 minimum per month 
Next 7,500 gallons
$3.48 per 1,000 gallons
Total 9,000 gallons
$34.29 per month maximum

Commercial

First 1,500 gallons
$8.19 minimum per month
All over 1,500 gallons
$3.48 per 1,000 gallons
 

Industrial Rates

 
 Amount  Charge

BOD (1 unit BOD per 1,000 gallons)

$.003534

TSS (1 unit TSS per 1,000 gallons)

$.002598


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 & Recycle Rates (Effective 12/1/2018)


 
Area
 Charge
Residential - Customers may opt in/out of the 
Recycle Program. Those opting out, will have two trash containers. Those opting in will have one trash and one recycle container.
To opt in/out of Recycling, see www.ci.sherman.tx.us/Recycle.
$18.75 per month minimum plus tax
Additional residential trash cart (optional) $8.00 per month plus tax

Customers age sixty-five (65) and over or physically unable may qualify to be exempt (opt-out) 
from recycling. For complete details see Recycle Exemption

 For Commercial Solid Waste services and rates, please contact the Solid Waste Department
at 903-892-7261.


Stormwater
Stormwater Fees

For stormwater fees and program information please refer to the
Stormwater-Utility-Program.



 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
Residential Account - Install 

Service Termination                                                            
2nd Trip Fee

 After Hours       
  
  

Return Payment
 
Payment Extension
$50

$25
  

$15

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

$30 per item

$10 per account