The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority services just over 300,000 citizens in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Having begun to build public water works in 1828, the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority sources all of its water from the Allegheny River to ensure that Pittsburgh has enough water to meet its ever-changing needs.
Pittsburgh Drinking Water Quality
Consumer Confidence Water Quality Reports
Under the authority of the Safe Drinking Water Act, the EPA requires Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh main water system here:
Contact Pittsburgh Water Customer Service
Have a Question, Issue or Comment?
Main Customer Service
412-255-2423 (Mon–Fri, 8:00 AM–6:00 PM)
Emergency (24 hours - broken water main or pipeline, etc.)
Pay Your Pittsburgh Water Bill
Already have an account?
If you already have an account, you just need to login to the Pittsburgh Water site. Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh Water Service
Starting Your Service
When you move to a new home in Pittsburgh, you'll most likely already have running water, but you'll still need to set up water service with the Pittsburgh Water. Luckily, Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh, you'll need to stop your water service with the Pittsburgh Water, so you don't keep getting billed. Simply fill out the following online form. Stopping service normally takes just two business days.