New Customers who would like to establish an account with the City of Karnes City for water, sewer, and garbage are required to appear in person during normal business hours. Customer must be at least 18 years of age with a photo ID.
A deposit of $125 is required for residential customers using water and/or sewer services. The deposit may be waived if the service is to be provided for clean-up purposes for no longer than a two-week period. A deposit of $250 is required for standard commercial customers. A deposit of $500.00 is required for multiple unit commercial customers such as, but not limited to, Hotels, Motels, Lodges, RV Parks, Apartment Complexes, Man-Camps. If either classification of commercial customer is subject to cutoff due to non-pay, service will not be restored until a new deposit requirement equal to the past and currently due monthly bills is met.
The deposit can be made with cash, check, money order, or Visa/Master Card.
The City of Karnes City does not allow transfers to new accounts. Customers who have moved into a new residence will have to establish a new deposit.