you‘ve acquired your home you’ll need
utilities. The El Paso Electric Company
provides electricity to residential
users at the summer rate of .08027 per
kilowatt-hour, the winter rate of
.07050207. The fuel rate is .01459.
Residents can calculate their bill by
multiplying total kilowatt by their
season rate, multiplying the total
kilowatts by the fuel rate, adding the
tow totals plus $4.50 service charge.
union Gas Co distributes natural gas.
The Texas Railroad Commission and El
Paso City Council regulate the company.
Application for connection can be taken
over the phone and requires a $50
deposit and $20 connection fee, home and
work phone numbers, social security
number and drivers license number.
Sanitation Department provides garbage
removal services. Garbage service is
billed along with the water and sewer.
Service is automatically initiated when
water service is started. Cost is $15 a
month with once-a-week curbside pickup.
Southwestern Bell takes applications for
phone service over the phone. If you’ve
had phone service in your name within
the last 2 years for at least a year’s
period there is no deposit fee.
Otherwise, there is a $49 fee that will
be credited to your first phone bill.
The cost for a house that previously has
had phone service is $38.35.
Installation in a new home that has
never had phone service is $52.95.
Installation of service could take up to
5 days depending on the circumstances.