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Water is Life

“Water is Life” is something the City of Pharr Public Utilities Department takes to heart.  Since 2004, we have held our “SUPERIOR” rating from our regulatory agency Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.


City of Pharr – Public Utilities Building
801 E Sam Houston
Pharr, TX 78577

Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm

956-402-4300 – Phone
956-402-4444 – After 5pm, Weekends, Holidays
956-402-4151 – Billing Inquiries

The Public Utilities Department consists of the following divisions:

The Finance Department manages the following divisions:

Every division recognizes how important water is and the value of water.  The Public Utilities Department has embraced the motto from the American Water Works Association and truly believes we are here to provide:

  • Public Health
  • Fire Protection
  • Economic Growth
  • Quality of Life Services

Below is a list of the most common services we provide:

  • Water Leak Repairs
  • Traveling Meters
  • Fire Hydrant Repairs
  • Lift Station Maintenance
  • Excavation Permits
  • Backflow Prevention
  • Potable Water Production
  • Sewer Problems
  • Treatment of Wastewater
  • Water Quality Complaints
  • Manhole Repairs
  • Water/Sewer Line Locates
  • Low Water Pressure
  • New Water Connections

Other Links:


(Click for details) Water Conservation Ordinance

Application for Excavation on Right-of-Way Or Easement

Excavation Permit

After Filling out the form, please drop it off at our office (801 E Sam Houston) and leave it in the drop box with a check or money order in the amount of $10.
The form will then be mailed off once its been reviewed and signed by the City of Pharr.