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Public Works Director: Wade Wendt

Assistant to the Public Works Director:         Amy Kasper

Utility Superintendent: Harold Matula

Street Superintendent: Willie Sanders

Public Works

The Public Works Department consists of streets, City garage, water, sewer and garbage collection.  The Street Department is responsible for maintaining all streets, drainage from storm drains to open ditches, mowing and cleaning of right of way easements and mowing City properties.  The Garage division is responsible for maintenance and repair of City vehicles.

The Water/Sewer Department is responsible for all functions to provide water and dispose of sewage, including maintaining and operating the water wells, storage tanks, water transfer (booster) pumps, water lines, wastewater plants, lift pumping stations, and sewer lines.

The Solid Waste Service are currently under a contract with Waste Corporation of America for providing collection and disposal of solid waste for the City.

Water
Five (5) employees provide two (2) million gallons of water daily. The Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission has awarded Wharton a Superior Water System Rating.

Wastewater
Four (4) employees maintain two (2) Treatment Plants and Collection Systems.

Utility Accounting

Water Service Charges
(Minimum Charge up to 2,000 gallons)

 First 2,000 gallons (minimum)  $ 18.35
 Next 2,000 gallons  $ 3.48 per 1,000
 Next 3,000 gallons  $ 3.60 per 1,000
 Next 4,000 gallons  $ 3.74 per 1,000
 Next 4,000 gallons  $ 3.98 per 1,000
 Next 35,000 gallons  $ 4.22 per 1,000
 Next 50,000 gallons  $ 4.38 per 1,000
 Next 50,000 gallons  $ 4.70 per 1,000
 Next 50,000 gallons  $ 4.99 per 1,000

 

Sewer Service Charges
(Minimum Charge up to 2,000 gallons)

 First 2,000 gallons (minimum)  $ 19.71
 Next 2,000 gallons  $ 3.06 per 1,000
 Next 3,000 gallons  $ 3.74 per 1,000
 Next 4,000 gallons  $ 4.15 per 1,000
 Next 4,000 gallons  $ 4.46 per 1,000
 Next 35,000 gallons  $ 4.83 per 1,000
 Next 50,000 gallons  $ 5.25 per 1,000
 Next 50,000 gallons  $ 5.56 per 1,000
 Next 50,000 gallons  $ 5.95 per 1,000

 

City of Wharton
120 East Caney Street
Wharton, Texas 77488
Phone: (979) 532-2491

Wharton Volunteer Fire Department
319 N. Fulton St.
Wharton, Texas 77488
(979) 532-4811 Ext 400

info@whartonfire.com

Wharton Police Department
1407 N Richmond Rd

Wharton, Texas 77488
(979) 532-3131

City of Wharton Civic Center
1924 N Fulton St.
Wharton, Texas 77488
(979) 532-2491 Ext 600
Wharton Emergency Management
1407 N Richmond Rd.
Wharton, Texas 77488
(979) 532-4811 Ext 570
 
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