Garden Grove Water
The Garden Grove Water, under the City Public Works Department, provides water for about 176,277 residents living in the Garden Grove area. Established in 1874, the Garden Grove Water collects from a blend of mostly groundwater from 12 wells in the Orange County groundwater basin, managed by the Orange County Water District (OCWD), and surface water imported by the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWDSC), which is a blend of State Water project water from northern California, and water from the Colorado River Aqueduct.
Garden Grove Drinking Water Quality
Consumer Confidence Water Quality Reports
Under the authority of the Safe Drinking Water Act, the EPA requires Garden Grove 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 Garden Grove main water system here:
Contact Garden Grove Water Customer Service
Have a Question, Issue or Comment?
Main Customer Service
714-741-5078 (Mon–Fri, 7:00 AM–5:00 PM)
Emergency (24 hours - broken water main or pipeline, etc.)
Pay Your Garden Grove Water Bill
Already have an account?
If you already have an account, you just need to login to the Garden Grove Water site. Garden Grove 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 Garden Grove 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 Water Service
Starting Your Service
When you move to a new home in Garden Grove, you'll most likely already have running water, but you'll still need to set up water service with the Garden Grove Water. 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 Garden Grove, you'll need to stop your water service with the Garden Grove Water, so you don't keep getting billed. Simply fill out the following online form. Stopping service normally takes just two business days.