Artesian Water Company
The Artesian Water provides water for about 211,494 residents living in the Newark area. Established in 1905, the Artesian Water collects water from various sources: (1) from 5 ground water wells in the Cockeysville Marble Aquifer in Hockessin, Delaware area; and (2) purchased surface water from the Chester Water Authority drawn from the Susquehanna River basin.
Newark Drinking Water Quality
Consumer Confidence Water Quality Reports
Under the authority of the Safe Drinking Water Act, the EPA requires Artesian Water Company to assess local water quality each year and distribute a Consumer Confidence Water Quality Report.
The information in this report includes the source of your water, whether your water meets EPA standards, detailed tables of detected contaminants, detailed descriptions of those contaminants, possible reasons why they're present, and potential health effects (if any).
Read the Consumer Confidence Report for Newark main water system here:
Contact Artesian Water Company Customer Service
Have a Question, Issue or Comment?
Main Customer Service
302-453-6930 (Mon–Fri, 8:00 AM–5:00 PM)
Emergency (24 hours - broken water main or pipeline, etc.)
Pay Your Artesian Water Bill
Already have an account?
If you already have an account, you just need to login to the Artesian Water site. Artesian Water accepts credit cards, debit, and direct deposit. Click here to login.
Want to create a new account?
You can create a new account on the Artesian Water website. Once you create the account, you can setup payment with credit, debit, or direct deposit. Click here to create an account.
Want to pay without an account?
You can make a one-time payment without creating an account. You will need to have your credit or debit card in order to make the one time payment. Click here to make a one time payment.
How to Start Bear Water Service
Starting Your Service
When you move to a new home in Newark, you'll most likely already have running water, but you'll still need to set up water service with the Artesian Water. Luckily, Bear has made it pretty simple with the following online form. Starting service generally takes just two business days.
Stopping Your Service
When you move out of a home in Newark, you'll need to stop your water service with the Artesian Water, so you don't keep getting billed. Simply fill out the following online form. Stopping service normally takes just two business days.