The city of Garland received their first water supply in 1956. They buy water that has already been treated from North Texas Municipal Water District. They get their water from local lakes but split the supply into two halves because of the difference in pressure. They can pump over 221 million gallons each and every day and have over 67,822 customers residential and business. They also provide a waste water service through 65,733 sewer connections.
City of Garland Bill Pay options
To make it easier for their customers to pay their bills in the way that suits their lifestyle best COG have a range of payment options for your convenience. Payment options are Online, by post, automatic bank draft, in person or at a payment location.
Paying your bill online means you can do so 24 hours a day 365 days a year so long as you have a credit or debit card. You will have to set up an online account at garlandutilities.org first but once you have done so you will only need to enter your log in details to make future payments. You can access your account from anywhere in the world as long as you have your details to hand.
Posting your payment
You can post your check or money order to COG, but should bear in mind the time it takes for the postal service to deliver your payment and of course for COG to process it. Because of the time length you should pay your bill earlier than the due date to ensure it reaches them on time. You will receive a pre-addressed envelope with your bill. You will need to put your bill stub into the return envelope so that the payment can be made to the right account.
Automatic bank draft
The most hassle free way of paying your bill is to set up an automatic bank draft. You can set the date to be the day after your wages reach your account and once set up garlandutilities.org don’t need to do a thing. You will need to give permission for the money to be taken on a regular basis. If you decide that you prefer another method or your circumstances change you can cancel at any time. Most customers prefer this method as they don’t need to remember what day to pay on or worry about late payment fees.
Pay in person
If you like to pay your bills in cash, you can do so at Charles E. Duckworth Utility Services Building at 217 N. Fifth Street by using the payment window there or you can use one of the payment locations. You can find your nearest payment location online. If you cannot get to a payment service before they close you could always drop the payment in a drop box. You will need to include your bill stub to pay by this method to ensure that your payment is added to the right account. The drop box is located to the left of Garland Utility Payment Drive Thru located at 717 W. State Street.