Sign Up for Service

To establish water and sanitation service in the City of Big Spring, applicants must apply in person at the City of Big Spring Water Office located at 410 East Third Street.  Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older, present a valid photo ID, and present a valid lease agreement or proof of purchase for the service address.


  •  Commercial: $75

  • Residential Service: $50 to $150 based on a credit check.

Deposits must be paid at the time of application. There is a $7.50 service activation fee that will be applied to the first month's bill.

Charges for Water Rates

All persons supplied with water by the City of Big spring, unless other wise stipulated under separate contract, will be billed for water service, inside city limits, at the following monthly rates:

Meter SizeBase Rate
5/8 inches$30
1 inch$35
2 inches$40
3 inches$90
4 inches$115
6 inches$165
8 inches$215
10 inches$265
12 inches$315

Usage Rate

Residential, Inside City LimitsPer 1,000 Gallons Used
0-2,000 gallons$1.50
3,000-10,000 gallons$3.75
11,000-20,000 gallons$4.50
21,000-50,000 gallons$4.75
Over 50,000 gallons$5

Commercial, Inside City LimitsPer 1,000 Gallons Used
0-50,000 gallons$3.75
51,000-100,00 gallons$4.20
>100,000 gallons$4.50

Residential Sewer Service

  • Base Rate: $13 per month
  • Sewer Rate (90% per 1,000 gallons used): $1.50

Commercial Sewer Service

  • Base Rate: $20 per month
  • Sewer Rate (90% per 1,000 gallons used): $2

Other Services / Fees

  • Sanitation Service: $19.10/month (residential base rate)
    Note: Commercial Rates are based on container size and frequency of collection
  • Environmental Fee: $1.25/month
    This fee is applied to all accounts that have sanitation service
  • Transfer Fee: $15
    Transfer service requests must be submitted, in person, to the Water Billing Office