City Utilities

The City of Horace provides Water and Sewer treatment services to residents. Newer developments receive water service from Cass Rural Water and are billed directly from Cass Rural Water. 

If the residence receives water from the City of Horace, the city utility bill will include the monthly cost of service for Water, Sewer, and Trash/Recycling, Forestry, Vector Control and Water Tower/Lagoon Surcharges.

Payment Methods

Bills are due on 25th of each month.





Drop-Off Locations:

City Hall  
215 Park Drive E
Horace, ND 58047

Casey’s General Store
112 Main Street N
Horace, ND 58047

 By Phone:

Debit/Credit Cards
3.5% service fee
701-492-2972
ACH:

Payment automatically
made on the due date
Mail: 

PO Box 99
Horace, ND 58047




Utility rate structure reviewed by Horace City Council on March 23, 2020 and approved to take effect June 1, 2020.

Water Rates

Fee DescriptionAmount
Residential and commercial base rate $12.00 monthly
Residential and commercial cost per 1,000 gallons.$3.00 
Bulk water user cost per 1,000 gallons.$6.00
Residential and Commercial water tower and lagoon maintenance (surcharge).$7.60 monthly

If your water meter is malfunctioning or is not reading properly, please contact City Hall at 701-492-2972 to schedule a time to troubleshoot. Do not disconnect or tamper with equipment.

Sewer Rates

Fee DescriptionAmount
Residential and commercial base rate.$5.50 monthly
Residential and commercial cost per 1,000 gallons.$3.00 monthly
Rivers Edge resident flat rate.$56.06 monthly

Note that sewer usage is based on the same metered water consumption used to calculate a resident’s water bill. 

Other Rates

Fee DescriptionAmount
Vector (mosquito) control fund$2.50 monthly
Forestry fund (road right-of-way tree maintenance)$1.00 monthly

Garbage Rates

Fee DescriptionAmount
Residential 96 gallon tote and recycling tote$24.00 monthly
Residential extra 96 gallon tote$10.00 monthly

Note that commercial customers and roll off customers are billed directly from Waste Management.

Garbage & Recycling Collection Service

Garbage and recycling collection service is provided to Horace residents by Waste Management.

  • Call Horace City Hall to request garbage collection or container repairs at 701-492-2972.

Service Information: 96-gallon green cart top trash cart and 96 gallon yellow top recycle cart.
Service Schedule: Weekly on Tuesdays or Thursdays depending on location
Container Setout Instructions: Place container on the street with wheels against the curb by 6 a.m. on collection days and remove same day. Keep containers at least four feet from parked cars, mailboxes and other obstacles that may prevent WM team members from picking it up.
Service Instructions & Limitations: Bag all garbage. Don’t overfill your cart – the lid must close tightly.
Acceptable and Non-Acceptable Materials: Acceptable items include household trash like chip bags, paper towels, plastic bags, & textiles (donate if lightly used). Non-acceptable items include construction/demolition waste, auto parts, tires, household hazardous waste (paint, oil, household cleaners), medical or electronic waste.
Report a Missed Pickup: Report a missed pickup to Horace City Hall (701) 492-2972, if containers were curbside by 6:00am and were not emptied.
2020 Holiday Schedule
New Year’s Day
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day
Service is delayed by one day, all week, for Holidays landing before or on your collection day for garbage and recycling.

To see the current pick-up schedule view the Waste Management Calendar below WM 2020 recycling

Moving Out of Horace?

We are sorry you are leaving our community. Please contact City Hall to let us know the date when service should be terminated. Please contact us via phone or email to provide:

  1.  Forwarding address information
  2.  Closing and moving dates
  3.  New owners’ names