Monthly water payments are due in the District office the 15th of each month.
Franklin County Rural Water District 1 offers a wide variety of convenient payment options for our customers. Simply choose the option that best suits your needs. Payments are due in the office by the 15th of each month.
Online Bill Payment
To pay your bill online, simply click on the red "Pay Your Bill Now" button and follow the prompts. Have your account number handy. We accept Visa, Mastercard, AMEX, Discover and electronic checks. Convenience fees will apply. Feel free to call us with any questions!
NEW!! - Automatic Bank Draft
The worry-free way to pay your water bill. With this service, the amount of your monthly bill is automatically deducted from your bank account and credited to your utility account. There is no set-up fee or charge associated with this method of payment. To set up Automated Bank Draft, simply download and fill out the ACH Recurring Debit Form located in the Forms & Reports Section and drop it off or mail it to our office, along with a voided check.
Payment By Mail
If paying by check or money order through the mail, please send all payments with your payment coupon. To avoid late fees, please mail your payment at least five-seven business days before the due date specified on your bill. Mail payments to PO Box 780, Ottawa, KS 66067.
Payment Drop-off Location
You may pay your bill in person at our office address, 107 East 2nd Street in Ottawa. We accept cash, check, or money orders. There is a drop slot available for after hours payments.
Payment Through Financial Institution Online Bill Pay
Many financial institutions such as major banks offer their customers the ability to pay their bills via an online bill payment service (through your bank's website). Normally, these services debit the customer's checking or savings account to pay the bill. Depending on the financial institution, they may or may not charge a fee for the service. Payments may take up to seven business days to post to the customer's account. Please consult with your bank for more information.