Texas Water Code
Sec. § 55.361
Water Service Discontinued


If a landowner fails or refuses to pay any water assessment or a person fails to pay a charge, fee, rental, or deposit imposed under this chapter or Chapter 49 (Provisions Applicable to All Districts) when due, the landowner’s or person’s water supply shall be cut off, and no water shall be furnished to the land until all back assessments or other amounts owed to the district are fully paid. The discontinuance of water service is binding on all persons who own or acquire any interest in land for which assessments or other amounts owed to the district are due.


A landowner or person whose water service has been discontinued under Subsection (a) may request that the board reconsider the discontinuance related to a charge, fee, rental, deposit, or penalty, and may not request that the board reconsider a discontinuance related to an assessment. If the board declines to reconsider the discontinuance, the landowner or person may file a petition under Section 11.041 (Denial of Water: Complaint). That petition filed with the commission is the sole remedy available to a landowner or person described by this subsection.
Acts 1971, 62nd Leg., p. 457, ch. 58, Sec. 1, eff. Aug. 30, 1971.
Amended by:
Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 90 (S.B. 611), Sec. 24, eff. September 1, 2013.
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