CWS - Bakersfield Water
The CalWater (California Water Service) - Bakersfield provides water for about 256,365 residents living in the San Jose area. Established in 1927, the CWS - Bakersfield Water collects water from a combination of local groundwater produced by 68 active wells, surface water from the Kern River, and treated water purchased from the Kern County Water Agency.
San Jose Drinking Water Quality
Consumer Confidence Water Quality Reports
Under the authority of the Safe Drinking Water Act, the EPA requires CWS - Bakersfield Water 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 San Jose main water system here:
Contact CWS - Bakersfield Water Customer Service
Have a Question, Issue or Comment?
Main Customer Service
661-837-7200 (Mon–Fri, 8:30 AM–5:00 PM)
"No email provided. Please visit the contact form." https://www.calwater.com/contact-us/
Emergency (24 hours - broken water main or pipeline, etc.)
Pay Your CalWater - Bakersfield Bill
Already have an account?
If you already have an account, you just need to login to the CalWater - Bakersfield site. CalWater - Bakersfield 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 CalWater - Bakersfield 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 Water Service
Starting Your Service
When you move to a new home in San Jose, you'll most likely already have running water, but you'll still need to set up water service with the CalWater - Bakersfield. Luckily, 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 San Jose, you'll need to stop your water service with the CalWater - Bakersfield, so you don't keep getting billed. Simply fill out the following online form. Stopping service normally takes just two business days.