Your monthly Water Authority bill includes a variety of charges that cover water, sewer and (for most customers) curbside refuse collection (billed on behalf of the City of Albuquerque).

Additional charges for adjustments, water waste and extra carts, may be included. Your bill also contains water usage and meter information. The following information can help you gain a better understanding of your bill and how charges are calculated:

Reading Your Bill
Definitions of Charges
Understanding Your Water Meter
Water and Sewer Rate Ordinances

Refuse Rates (please call 761-8100 for rate information)

Should you have any questions, please contact Customer Service at or (505) 842-9287, option 0.

Questions about your trash bill should be directed to the City’s Solid Waste Department at 505-761-8100.