Village of Canton Water, a public community water system under the Department of Public Works, provides water to about 7,055 residents living in Canton, the county seat of St. Lawrence County, New York. Founded in 1805, the Village of Canton Water System currently obtains water from groundwater sources drawn from the upland system. Furthermore, this system includes subsurface collection wells located at Dinsdale and Barrett; and infiltration galleries located at O'Brien, Coller, and Barriner. An unutilized emergency supply has also been available since 2003 from the Grasse River.
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Canton Drinking Water Quality

Consumer Confidence Water Quality Reports

Under the authority of the Safe Drinking Water Act, the EPA requires Canton Water Department 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 Canton Water Department website.

Contact Canton Water Department Customer Service

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Main Customer Service

Physical Address:
60 Main Street
Canton, New York 13617


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

Pay Your Canton Water Department Bill

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

How to Start Canton Water Service

Starting Your Service

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

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