Water (Image by Mark Storey)

The City of Avery purchases its water from Texarkana Water Utilities. TWU obtains its water from two separate sources. The Millwood Water Treatment Plant and the Wright Patman Water Treatment Plant.

Water fees
first 1000 gallon minimum = $28.10
over 1000 gallons min. = $ 4.50($5.50 Commercial)
Transfer Fee = $35.00
Reconnect Fee = $35.00
Disconnect Fee $50.00
Meter Re-Read Fee = $ 5.00
Requested Meter Turn on/off = $ 5.00
Late Fee after the 25th $20.00

Water Meter Deposits
Home Owner = $100.00
Commercial = $200.00
Home Renter = $250.00


The City of Avery maintains its own Class B sewer system.

Sewer Fees
Residential = $25.50
Commercial = $27.00 (and varies per usage)

Solid Waste

The City of Avery contracts with AmeriTex to provide its citizens a solid waste solution and a weekly pick up schedule on Tuesdays.

The City of Avery also provides a clean-up service twice a year (Mid May and Mid November) where 2 large roll off dumpster are brought in down at the sewer plant for its citizens to be able to throw away their large items at no extra cost.

Help keep Avery Clean.
Solid Waste Service Fees
Single Poly Cart = $24.00
Add a Second Poly Cart = $17.00

Contact Avery City Hall for your commercial dumpster requirements.
Call 903-684-3825
Current commercial rates are:

Other Services

Storm Shelter = $35.00 plus $50 refundable deposit = $85.00
City Lake Pavilion = $25.00 (Free to use on a first-come-first-served basis unless reserved)
Copies, faxes, emails, and notary fees are free to residents of Avery. (Up to ten pages, $.25/page thereafter.)
Nonresidents- $1.00 per faxed/copied/emailed page and a $5.00 Notary fee
***all fees are subject to change without notice***

Use to link below to make payments

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The Governing Body for the City of Avery wanted to say THANK YOU to all the volunteers who have been working so hard to keep Avery alive.


The Love of Our Community will make us strong enough to progress through even the toughest times.

Please Join US in moving forward by volunteering

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