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Water & Sewer New Connections

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To help expedite the New Connections process, you must submit copies of all the following items:

INSIDE CITY LIMITS

  1. Proof of land ownership is required, by bringing in one of the following copies: 
    1. Warranty Deed 
    2. Deed of Trust
  2. Plumbing Permit
  3. Building Permit
  4. Address Application Letter from City Engineering Dept.
    (Please obtain letter @ 404 E. Washington, ph. 541-1012)
  5. Irrigation Permit and Check List
  6. Letter from Owner requesting for a Fire Line Account(s) to be established.
  7. Complete set of plans which show:
    • Landscaping (Plans from licensed Irrigator)
    • plumbing
    • fire protection (Plans & Fire Line Checklist from licensed Fire Line Contractor)
    • size of detector check valve for fire protection
    • backflow prevention
    • size of water meter(s)
      (Recommendation and Calculations from Licensed Professional Engineer signed and sealed)
    • sewer connection

OUTSIDE CITY LIMITS

  1. Proof of land ownership is required, by bringing in one of the following copies: 
    Deed, Contract to Deed
  2. Clearance Letter from Cameron County with the property’s address
    (Please obtain @ 1390 W. Expressway 83, San Benito, TX ph. 956-247-3517)
  3. Follow above steps 4 thru 7.

NOTE:

  • If additional information is required you will be notified.
  • If person requesting service is other than the owner, written approval and copy of identification is needed from owner in addition to the above items. (When owner is a firm letter needs to be on firm’s letterhead.) 
  • It takes approximately 15 working days for the installation.

Beatriz Rodriguez
(956) 983-6225
brodriguez@brownsville-pub.com                                                                  

Guadalupe T. Castro
(956) 983-6229
 gcastro@brownsville-pub.com


FAX: (956) 983-6220