The Water Department is opened from 8:00 a.m. to Noon and 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. If you should have an emergency during weekends or after hours, call the Martin County Sheriffs Department at 432.756.3336 and ask for the City employee that is on call. The water clerk is Lois Jenkins.

Water Rates

In City Residential/Commercial Rate
Base – (minimum billing 3,000 gallons) $36.17
Per 1,000 gallons over 3,000 gallons and under 14,999 $4.27
Over 14,999 gallons  $4.96
Out of City
Base – (minimum billing 3,000 gallons) $72.34
Per 1,000 gallons over 3,000 gallons $8.54
Over 14,999 gallon $9.92
Raw Water
Base – (minimum billing 3,000 gallons)$35.35

Sewer Rates

In City
0–10,000 Gals. of water usage$27.00
Each 1,000 gals. over minimum$1.50
Out of City
0–10,000 Gals. of water usage$54.00
Each 1,000 Gals. over minimum$3.00

Service Charges & Fees** (These fees are doubled outside City Limits)

3/4″ to 5/8″ Water Taps$900.00
1″ Water Taps$1,033.00
1 1/2″ Water TapsQuoted on Request
2″ or Greater Water Taps

Quoted on Request

Pavement Cuts200.00 minimum
Sewer Tap Permits$600.00
Late Charges (Water, Sewer & Garbage)20%
After Hours Service Call$100.00
Reconnect Fee$50.00
Deposits In City$200.00+
Commercial Deposits$200.00+
Return Check Fee$25.00
Tax Rate (Maintenance & Operation)1.17%
*Hotel/Motel deposits are a minimum of $2,000.00 for services.

*Nursing Home deposits are a minimum of $2,000.00 for services.

**Fees are subject to change due to fluctuation in material cost**

Sanitary Landfill

Persons who reside in the City of Stanton and Martin County will not be charged a landfill fee for the disposal of any item connected with the cleanup and maintenance of a residence or grounds.

Sanitation Rates

In City (All Rates Subject to Tax)
Residential (Shared)$19.11
Extra Pickup (Residential)$25.00
Small Business (Shared)$55.00
2 Commercial Pickups (per dumpster)$70.00
3 Commercial Pickups (per dumpster)$90.00
5 Commercial Pickups (per dumpster)$100.00