New Accounts

Items Needed to Connect Services

  • Valid Driver's License
  • Lease (Rental) Agreement or Proof of Ownership


All customers' requesting utility services from the City may require a deposit. The City of Cuero will consider the status of the customer's utility credit history to determine deposit requirement. Deposits are refundable after 2 years of good City credit with no more than 2 penalties. Deposits are applied to the utility account.

Minimum Deposit Amounts for Residential Service

Electric $150
Water/Sewer $75
Solid Waste $25
Total $250

Deposit Amount for Commercial/Industrial Service

The deposit shall be the sum of money equal to the average of the properties twelve month history for all services provided by the City. For new dwellings, the deposit will be based on estimated usage as compared to a dwelling of the same square footage.