Santa Clara Water
The Santa Clara Water provides water for about 117,200 residents living in the Santa Clara area. Established in 1862, the Santa Clara Water draws supply from an extensive local underground aquifer and imported water supplies delivered by two wholesale water agencies: the Santa Clara Valley Water District (SCVWD) and the San Francisco Hetch Hetchy system.
Santa Clara Drinking Water Quality
Consumer Confidence Water Quality Reports
Under the authority of the Safe Drinking Water Act, the EPA requires Santa Clara 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 Santa Clara main water system here:
Contact Santa Clara Water Customer Service
Have a Question, Issue or Comment?
Main Customer Service
408-615-2300 (Mon–Fri, 7:00 AM–5:00 PM)
Emergency (24 hours - broken water main or pipeline, etc.)
Pay Your Santa Clara Water Bill
Already have an account?
If you already have an account, you just need to login to the Santa Clara Water site. Santa Clara 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 Santa Clara 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 Santa Clara, you'll most likely already have running water, but you'll still need to set up water service with the Santa Clara 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 Santa Clara, you'll need to stop your water service with the Santa Clara Water, so you don't keep getting billed. Simply fill out the following online form. Stopping service normally takes just two business days.