Artesia Start Water Service Request

New residents must complete a residential service application within 5 business days of closing (or beginning a lease) on their new home. If paperwork is not received at the District office by the 5th day after closing on their new home, residential services (water, sewer, and trash) will be terminated and a Non-payment fee of $60.00
will be applied to the account.

A one-time deposit of $95 is required before services can be connected. Utility bills are posted on or before the 8th of each month. Payment is due by the 28th of each month.

FOR BANK DRAFT CUSTOMERS: Upon signing up for bank draft, the draft will begin with the second month’s bill.  Please make arrangement to pay your first month’s bill by check, online payment, or credit card.

A one-time deposit is required before services can be connected. Utility bills are posted on or before the 8th of each month. Payment is due by the 28th of each month.
(if renting use move-in date)
I understand that this authorization will remain in effect until I cancel it in writing, and I agree to notify Elm Ridge WCID in writing of any changes in my account information or termination of this authorization at least 15 days prior to the next billing date. If the above noted payment dates fall on a weekend or holiday, I understand that the payments may be executed on the next business day. For ACH debits to my checking/savings account, I understand that because these are electronic transactions, these funds may be withdrawn from my account as soon as the above noted periodic transaction dates. In the case of an ACH Transaction being rejected for Non Sufficient Funds (NSF) I understand that Elm Ridge WCID may at its discretion attempt to process the charge again within 30 days, and agree to an additional $25 charge for each attempt returned NSF which will be applied to my water utility account. I acknowledge that the origination of ACH transactions to my account must comply with the provisions of U.S. law. I certify that I am an authorized user of this credit card/bank account and will not dispute these scheduled transactions with my bank or credit card company; so long as the transactions correspond to the terms indicated in this authorization form.