Fairfax County Water
Fairfax Water provides water for nearly 2,000,000 people living in Fairfax County, Virginia and surrounding communities. Founded in 1957, Fairfax Water collects water mainly from the Potomac River and the Occoquan Reservoir (fed by the Occoquan River) to ensure that the area's residents have enough water to meet their needs.
Fairfax Drinking Water Quality
Consumer Confidence Water Quality Reports
Under the authority of the Safe Drinking Water Act, the EPA requires Fairfax County 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 Fairfax main water system here:
Contact Fairfax County Water Customer Service
Have a Question, Issue or Comment?
Main Customer Service
703-698-5800 (Mon–Fri, 8:00 AM–6:00 PM)
Emergency (24 hours - broken water main or pipeline, etc.)
Pay Your Fairfax County Water Bill
Already have an account?
If you already have an account, you just need to login to the Fairfax County Water site. Fairfax County 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 Fairfax County 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 Fairfax Water Service
Starting Your Service
When you move to a new home in Fairfax, you'll most likely already have running water, but you'll still need to set up water service with the Fairfax County Water. Luckily, Fairfax 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 Fairfax, you'll need to stop your water service with the Fairfax County Water, so you don't keep getting billed. Simply fill out the following online form. Stopping service normally takes just two business days.