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Did You Know?

Did you know that FWSC is required to have the account in the legal land owner’s name?  This requirement is stated in the FWSC Tariff, which is published by Texas Rural Water Association (TRWA), adapted for FWSC, approved by the FWSC Board of Directors and then submitted to the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT).

If the account is not in the legal land owner’s name, we simply need to transfer the account.  To do this, there is a $25.00 transfer fee that is put on the new account holder’s first bill.  If you purchased the land under your name but then deeded it to your children, spouse, friend, sibling, LLC, Limited Partnership, Trust, etc., the account needs to be transferred into the new owner’s name.  If the account is under someone who is now deceased, the account needs to be updated to their estate or grantee of the estate.

A Membership Transfer Packet, which can be found on our website www.fayettewsc.com, needs to be completed by the new owner and we need a copy of the recorded deed, or will and death certificate(s), as proof of ownership.  If the deed is in an LLC, Limited Partnership, Trust, etc., we need documentation showing who can sign for the company/trust. As we go through our accounts and come across those that need to be update, we notify the new owner via certified mail and allow a few weeks for them to get us this documentation so we are in compliance with our Tariff.  

Why should you update your account? It is important to update your account so you are in compliance with our Tariff, which you agreed to by signing the Service Application and Agreement, and to make sure we have the correct contact information on file. There are times when FWSC will need to call you, such as if there is a leak on your property or a problem with your payment. If we don’t have the correct information on file, we will not be able to get in touch with you.

Our Tariff is available to view on our website and is amended from time to time by the Board of Directors. If you are needing to update your account, you may email the Membership Transfer Packet to info@fayettewsc.com. Once we receive the packet, we will review it and let you know if additional information is needed. If you have any questions regarding your account, you may email us at info@fayettewsc.com or call us at 979-968-6475. We greatly appreciate your help in keeping our files updated.