The City of Baxter Water, a public community water system under the City Water and Sewer Department, provides water to about 6,691 residents in Baxter, Putnam County, Tennessee. Founded in 1890, the City of Baxter Water System currently obtains its supply from the Cookeville Water Department, a surface water source drawn from Center Hill Lake/Mine Lick Creek.

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Baxter Drinking Water Quality

Consumer Confidence Water Quality Reports

Under the authority of the Safe Drinking Water Act, the EPA requires Baxter Water to assess local water quality each year and distribute a Consumer Confidence Water Quality Report. At WaterZen, we review these reports and make the information available, in a concise, straightforward, and easy-to-understand way. You can find CCR report on the Baxter Water website.

Contact Baxter Water Customer Service

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Main Customer Service

Physical Address:
P.O. Box 283
Baxter, Tennessee 38544


Emergency (24 hours - broken water main or pipeline, etc.)

Pay Your Baxter Water Bill

Already have an account?

If you already have an account, you just need to login to the Baxter Water site. Baxter Water accepts credit cards, debit, and direct deposit. Click here to login.

How to Start Baxter Water Service

Starting Your Service

When you move to a new home in Baxter, you'll most likely already have running water, but you'll still need to set up water service with the Baxter Water. Luckily, Baxter has made it pretty simple with the following online form. Starting service generally takes just two business days.

Click here to fill out a Start Service Form.

Stopping Your Service

When you move out of a home in Baxter, you'll need to stop your water service with the Baxter Water, so you don't keep getting billed. Simply fill out the following online form. Stopping service normally takes just two business days.

Click here to fill out a Stop Service Form.

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