South Milwaukee Waterworks

The South Milwaukee Water Utility (SMWU), a public community water system under the City Department of Public Works, provides water for about 22,500 residents living in the area of South Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Established in 1892, the South Milwaukee Water Utility System is currently obtaining its supply from a surface water source, Lake Michigan.

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South Milwaukee Drinking Water Quality

Consumer Confidence Water Quality Reports

Under the authority of the Safe Drinking Water Act, the EPA requires South Milwaukee Waterworks 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 South Milwaukee Waterworks Customer Service

Have a Question, Issue or Comment?

Main Customer Service

Physical Address:
100 Marshall Avenue
P.O. Box 130
South Milwaukee, 53172

414-768-8070 (Mon–Fri, 7:00 AM–3:30 PM)
watwebcs@milwaukee.gov

Emergency (24 hours - broken water main or pipeline, etc.)
414-768-8070

Pay Your South Milwaukee Water Utility Bill

Already have an account?

If you already have an account, you just need to login to the South Milwaukee Water Utility site. South Milwaukee Water Utility 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 South Milwaukee Water Utility 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 South Milwaukee City Water Service

Starting Your Service

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