Water & Sewer Rates
Note: Each March, your bill reflects a new sewer average based on your individual usage for the three-month period from the November meter read to the February meter read.
Storm Water Utility Rates(Effective October 2014)
|Type Of Unit||Amount Per Month|
|Non-Residential||$0.00126/sqft ($1.26/1,000 sqft) of impervious area*|
If an unusually large volume of water is charged to your utility bill due to a leak, you may request an adjustment once the leak is repaired. Complete the Leak Adjustment Request Form, and deliver it to the Utility Billing Department in City Hall (405 Municipal Drive) or mail/fax it to the address/number provided on the form. Adjustment requests will not be accepted via any other method. When faxing the form, it is recommended that you call to verify the request has been received and approved. Forms must be received within 90 (ninety) days of the completed repairs. For further details, please contact Utility Billing Administrator Sarah Quiett at firstname.lastname@example.org or 817-985-2122.
Construction, Fire Hydrant, Gas Well, & Building Meters
Please contact Utility Billing Administrator Sarah Quiett at 817-985-2122 or email@example.com. Read more about establishing new service.
The city does not offer tax exemptions on utility bills. Low-income senior households or permanently disabled customers may be eligible for discounted rates. To apply for a discount on the residential water and sewer portion of your City of Kennedale utility bill, you must fall into one of the categories below. Please call 817-985-2120 or 1-855-203-1318 or complete a Credit Affidavit Form and mail/fax it to the address/number provided on the form. Should a qualified recipient pass away, the surviving spouse will continue to receive the discount until the end of the fiscal year (September 30th). Please be aware that
View Ordinance 521 (PDF), which put this discount into place in 2013.
- Must be 60 years of age and older;
- Must reside on property located within the corporate city limits of the City of Kennedale;
- Must present proof of residency; valid driver license or state issued identification card, and a current electric bill; and
- Must provide proof of annual household income not to exceed $32,000 by submitting a federal income tax return and/or benefit letter from the Social Security Administration.
- Disability must be verifiable by the Tarrant Appraisal District, Social Security Administration or Department of Veterans Affairs;
- Must reside on property located within the corporate city limits of the City of Kennedale; and
- Must present proof of residency; valid driver license or state-issued identification card, and a current electric bill.
Service Line Warranties of America
The city is responsible for maintaining the water and wastewater lines between our facilities and customers' meters. Customers are responsible for maintenance and repair costs between the meter and their homes (and also within their homes). Kennedale residents have the option to purchase voluntary insurance from SLWOA that covers the portion of the water lines running between the meter and the house. If you're interested in this additional protection or if you already subscribe to this service and would like to file a claim, please visit www.slwofa.com or call 1-866-922-9006.
Closed accounts with outstanding final balances are sent to Valley Collection Services for final collections. Once an account status has been changed to "Collection Agency", the customer must make payment to VCS online or by calling 1-632-931-4325.
Commercial Trash Service
Billing is handled directly by Progressive Waste Solutions (operating as WC of Texas). For rates and service, please call 1-817-222-2221.
Residential Trash Collection
The monthly residential rate of $9.62 (tax incl.) provides twice-weekly curbside trash collection on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Trash must be placed curbside no earlier than 6:00 p.m. the night before and no later than 6:00 a.m. on the day of collection, to ensure pick up. Each residential customer shall provide and use containers (disposable or permanent) sufficient in number to hold the acceptable waste accumulating on premise. Larger items (including Christmas trees) should be placed neatly at the curb on Saturdays.
Progressive Landfill4144 Dick Price Rd,
Fort Worth, TX 76140
Kennedale residents receive one free drop-off per year at the landfill. A current driver license and utility bill must be provided at the gate. Do not bring the following: household rubbish, food waste, paint, liquids, refrigerators, freezers, A/C units, chemicals, televisions, or batteries. For any questions about what is accepted at the landfill, please call 817-516-7777.
Hazardous Household Waste
Chemicals, detergents, petroleum products, pesticides, herbicides, and fertilizers are stormwater pollutants. The Tarrant County Environmental Collection Center Program (TCECCP) provides safe disposal of household hazardous waste and chemicals. This service is FREE to residents of participating cities (including Kennedale). The TCECCP is for residential waste disposal and recycling only. Commercial, business or industrial waste cannot be accepted under Texas regulations. Please visit their website before visiting to learn what the
Proof of residency (current water bill or valid driver license) is required. Kennedale requires residents to obtain a voucher prior to using the
Utility Billing Office (in City Hall)
405 Municipal Dr.
Kennedale, TX 76060
Tarrant County Environmental Collection Center
Open 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Thursday and Friday; and 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Saturday
6400 Bridge St.
Fort Worth, TX 76112
What kinds of materials may I dispose of?
Acids, aerosol cans, antifreeze, batteries of all kinds, brake fluid, cleansers, cooking oils, craft chemicals, degreasers, drain cleaner, fertilizer, fluorescent light bulbs (do not break), herbicides, household chemicals, motor oil, paints, stains, thinners, pest strips, pesticides, pharmaceuticals (old medicines), photo chemicals, pool chemicals, oil filters, solvents, transmission fluid, varnish and mercury thermometers.
What is not accepted?
Ammunition, appliances, asbestos, brush, tires, building materials, butane cylinders, computers, electronics, explosives, waste containing polychlorinated biphenyl (PCBs), propane cylinders, radioactive material, smoke alarms, syringes and tubing, televisions or tires.
What does it cost to use the
It is free to Kennedale residents, but you MUST obtain a voucher first (see above).
What does the Environmental Collection Center do with usable leftover paint, cleansers, oil and other hazardous products?
What should I do with materials the Environmental Collection Center will not accept?
For instructions on how to dispose of many kinds of waste and other items, visit the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ).
The City of Kennedale contracts with Progressive Waste Solutions (operating as WC of Texas) to provide residents with a single-stream (no sorting required) curbside recycling program. The cost is $3.90 (including
For disposal and/or collection issues, please call Progressive Waste Solutions at 1-817-222-2221. Billing questions can be addressed by contacting the City of Kennedale's Utility Billing Department at 817-985-2120 or 1-855-203-1318.
PAPER:newspapers and inserts, magazines, catalogs, mail (including envelopes), phone books, greeting cards, white and colored office paper (including sticky notes, manila envelopes, file folders and paper ream wrappers), cardboard boxes, mail packaging, boxboard (thin cardboard containers like cereal boxes and frozen food boxes)
GLASS:bottles and jars of all
METAL:food tins made of
PLASTICS #1-5 & 7:clear plastic bottles (water, soda and juice), metal jar lids
Note: Only recycle plastic containers with the recycling codes 1,2,3,4,5, and 7. Plastics bearing code 6 are not accepted. Look for the easy-to-identify plastic recycling codes usually found on the underside of the packaging.
Please DO NOT recycle food waste/scraps, plastic bags, Styrofoam™ packaging, packing peanuts, wood, grass clippings, hazardous materials (i.e., electronics, batteries, paint, or chemicals), window or plate glass and large metal objects (i.e., small engines or lawnmower blades).
Please visit TimeToRecycle.com for more information about recycling items that are not accepted by the curbside program.
Free Curbside Recycling of Clothing and Home Goods
It’s estimated that 85% of all clothing ends up in landfills, with only 15% being recycled or donated.Simple Recycling’s goal is to keep millions of pounds of clothing from going to waste. This nationwide program provides
Keep Kennedale Beautiful (KKB) and the City of Kennedale are proud to be the first city in Tarrant County to offer Simple Recycling, a curbside collection program for unwanted clothing and home goods. Service is provided at no cost to residents or the
Almost half of what is picked up is re-purposed for second-hand consumer use, 30% is converted into cleaning rags and other textiles, and 20% is recycled into post-consumer
This program is presented by Keep Kennedale Beautiful (KKB).
Simple Recycling Info
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