The Cambridge Municipal Utilities, a public community water system under the City Department of Municipal Utilities, provides water for about 15,000 residents living in the area of Cambridge, a city in Dorchester County, Maryland. Established in 1893, Cambridge Municipal Utilities collects water from a blend of groundwater sources, 10 wells withdrawing from three different aquifers: six wells pumping from the Piney Point Aquifer, two wells in the Magothy Aquifer, and two wells withdrawing from the Patapsco (Raritan) Aquifer.
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Cambridge Drinking Water Quality

Consumer Confidence Water Quality Reports

Under the authority of the Safe Drinking Water Act, the EPA requires Cambridge Municipal Utilities 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 Cambridge Municipal Utilities website.

Contact Cambridge Municipal Utilities Customer Service

Have a Question, Issue or Comment?

Main Customer Service

Physical Address:
410 Academy Street
P.O. Box 214
Cambridge, Maryland 21613


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

Pay Your Cambridge Water Department Bill

Already have an account?

If you already have an account, you just need to login to the Cambridge Water Department site. Cambridge Water Department 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 Cambridge Water Department 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 Cambridge Water Service

Starting Your Service

When you move to a new home in Cambridge, you'll most likely already have running water, but you'll still need to set up water service with the Cambridge Water Department. Luckily, Cambridge 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 Cambridge, you'll need to stop your water service with the Cambridge Water Department, 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.