Varner Creek Utility District
A Political Sub-Division of the State of Texas
Located in Columbia Lakes
Contact Varner Creek Utility District at
Fax (979) 345-6075
Mail to PO Box 265
Drop off at 1st Capital Business Services, 310 E. Brazos (drop slot in left door)
Leave in drop box in Columbia Lakes Post Office (black box on wall)
Set up ACH draft (requires coming to the office)
Credit cards (call the office or follow instructions below)
Clicking on the payment link below will take you to a payment service website called Nexbillpay. You will set up a profile and have the option to customize billing alerts and make payments.
You will be charged a fee for using Nexbillpay. Before you post a payment, you will be made aware of the amount of the fee and have the option to cancel the transaction.
To establish water and sewer service in Columbia Lakes, you must go to the District Administrator's office at 1st Capital Business Services. You will be required to show a current driver’s license and pay a deposit of $75 for homeowners and $100 for renters. Builders are required to pay a $75 deposit.
Water usage is read using Smart Meter upload technology. All billing services are provided by 1st Capital Business Services. Bills are mailed on the 5th of each month and due by the 20th to avoid late payment penalties. Payment may be made by check, bank draft, or credit card. Credit cards are accepted online, by phone, or at 1st Capital Business Services. Credit card payments incur a minimum $2.00 processing fee.
NSF checks incur a service charge of $25 and are collected by the Varner Creek Utility District Administrator at 1st Capital Business Services. Checks not paid are added back to water service accounts.
Cut-off for seriously delinquent accounts are approved at the regular Board of Directors meeting each month. Reconnect fees are $25 payable at 1st Capital Business Services during regular business hours. There is currently no after-hours reconnect service available.