Concerned about your water bill? Want to learn more about your water rates?
Town staff wants residents to be aware of how they are being charged for sewer and water services and how they can be proactive to conserve this precious resource.
Here is the current rate schedule, approved by Town Council & effective as of January 1, 2020. Your bill is determined by adding your base service charge (based on your meter size) and your volume charges. If you would like detailed information about how your bill is calculated, please contact Dianna Orender in the Public Works Department by either email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or phone (817-490-5732).
2019 Water Rate Study
Updated May 12, 2020
On Monday, December 16, 2019, Town Council approved a new rate schedule that went into effect on January 1, 2020. Water rates remain the same, but Sewer rates have increased by 10% for base service charges & $0.50/1000 gallons for volume charges.
Here, you will find a helpful PowerPoint from the presentation given to Town Council at their November 19, 2019 Workshop. This includes comparisons to our surrounding communities.
A Westlake Water Rate Position Paper (from 2013)
Updated May 7, 2019
Current Assistant Town Manager and former Public Works Director Jarrod Greenwood wrote a position paper regarding the various rate structures used by municipalities across the nation and the theory behind Westlake’s water and wastewater structure. We hope you find this paper helpful in understanding the rate model adopted by the Town of Westlake. While specific quantities of usage noted in this paper are not up to date, the theory behind the model is still valid today.
To learn more, click here to review a previously published Q&A with links to additional resources.
Should you have further questions, please do not hesitate to email Assistant Town Manager Jarrod Greenwood or contact him by phone at 817-490-5717 (Office) or 817-680-1422 (mobile).