Stafford County Utilities Department
The Stafford County Utilities provides water for about 112,285 residents living in the Stafford area. Established in 1664, the Stafford County Utilities Department draws supply from surface water sources such as Lake Mooney (from the Rappahannock River) and Smith Lake reservoirs.
Stafford Drinking Water Quality
Consumer Confidence Water Quality Reports
Under the authority of the Safe Drinking Water Act, the EPA requires Stafford County Utilities 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 Stafford main water system here:
Contact Stafford County Utilities Department Customer Service
Have a Question, Issue or Comment?
Main Customer Service
540-658-8616 (Mon–Fri, 8:00 AM–4:30 PM)
Emergency (24 hours - broken water main or pipeline, etc.)
Pay Your Stafford County Utilities Bill
Already have an account?
If you already have an account, you just need to login to the Stafford County Utilities site. Stafford County Utilities 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 Stafford County Utilities 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 Stafford City Water Service
Starting Your Service
When you move to a new home in Stafford, you'll most likely already have running water, but you'll still need to set up water service with the Stafford County Utilities. Luckily, Stafford 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 Stafford, you'll need to stop your water service with the Stafford County Utilities, so you don't keep getting billed. Simply fill out the following online form. Stopping service normally takes just two business days.