- Public Works
- Water / Wastewater Services
Water / Wastewater Services
The City of Sachse water supply comes from North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD).
Water / Sewer Emergencies
If you have a water or sewer emergency on weekends, holidays, or after hours, please contact the Sachse Police Department at 972-495-2271. A maintenance technician will be sent to your location.
Fire Hydrant Meters (FHM)
If you need water for your construction in the City of Sachse, fire hydrant meters are available upon request from Public Works.
A $1,525 deposit check ($1,500 deposit + $25 connection fee) along with the Fire Hydrant Meter Release Form may be brought or mailed to the Public Works Department. The $1,500 deposit is refundable once the meter has been
- picked up by Public Works,
- determined to be in acceptable condition, and
- all fees and charges have been paid in full.
Installation and Reading
The City will install the FHM and backflow prevention device to an available fire hydrant nearest the job site as indicated on the release form. Public Works will read the meter monthly to assess the appropriate water charges.
Relocation and Return
If the FHM needs to be moved to another location during construction, you must call 972-495-7600. The first move will be free; each subsequent move will incur a non-refundable $50 charge. When you no longer need the FHM, call 972-495-7600 to schedule a pick up.
*NOTE: AT NO TIME MAY CONTRACTORS UNLOCK, MOVE, OR CIRCUMVENT THE FIRE HYDRANT METER. ALL CONNECTIONS MUST BE THROUGH AN AUTHORIZED FIRE HYDRANT METER. VIOLATORS WILL BE SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING TAMPERING FEES:
- First offense............. $500
- Second offense..... $1,000
- Third offense......... $1,500
Cease the Grease!
The NTMWD has facilities for disposal of cooking oil and grease. For more information visit NTMWD Cease the Grease.