Oconee Co.-Watkinsville

The Oconee County - Watkinsville provides water for about 21,897 residents living in the Watkinsville area, Georgia. Established in 1875, the Oconee County -Watkinsville imports 98% of its water from the Upper Oconee Basin Water Authority’s Bear Creek WTP. The Bear Creek WTP withdraws raw water into the Bear Creek Reservoir from the Middle Oconee River and Bear Creek. Oconee County also imports small amounts of drinking water from neighboring communities, Barrow County and Athens Clarke County Unified Government.
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Watkinsville Drinking Water Quality

Consumer Confidence Water Quality Reports

Under the authority of the Safe Drinking Water Act, the EPA requires Oconee Co.-Watkinsville 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.

Contact Oconee Co.-Watkinsville Customer Service

Have a Question, Issue or Comment?

Main Customer Service

Physical Address:
P.O. Box 88
Watkinsville, 30677

706-769-3960 (Mon–Fri, 8:30 AM–4:30 PM)
tdurham@oconee.ga.us

Emergency (24 hours - broken water main or pipeline, etc.)
706-769-3960

Pay Your Oconee County Water Bill

Already have an account?

If you already have an account, you just need to login to the Oconee County Water site. Oconee 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 Oconee 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 Watkinsville City Water Service

Starting Your Service

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