Newark Water Department
The Newark Water provides water for about 290,139 residents living in the Newark area. Established in 1666, Newark Water withdraws water from the Pequannock Watershed in West Milford, New Jersey and treats it at the Pequannock Water Treatment Plant. Newark can also receive water from North Jersey District Water Supply Commission (NJDWSC). NJDWSC treats surface water from the Wanaque Reservoir at the Wanaque Water Treatment Plant.
Newark City Drinking Water Quality
Consumer Confidence Water Quality Reports
Under the authority of the Safe Drinking Water Act, the EPA requires Newark Water Department 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 Newark City main water system here:
Contact Newark Water Department Customer Service
Have a Question, Issue or Comment?
Main Customer Service
973-733-6370 (Mon–Fri, 8:00 AM–5:00 PM)
Emergency (24 hours - broken water main or pipeline, etc.)
Pay Your Newark Water Bill
Already have an account?
If you already have an account, you just need to login to the Newark Water site. Newark 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 Newark 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 Newark City Water Service
Starting Your Service
When you move to a new home in Newark City, you'll most likely already have running water, but you'll still need to set up water service with the Newark Water. Luckily, Newark City 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 Newark City, you'll need to stop your water service with the Newark Water, so you don't keep getting billed. Simply fill out the following online form. Stopping service normally takes just two business days.