The City of Tuscaloosa Water and Sewer Department
The Tuscaloosa Water, under the City Infrastructure and Public Works Department, provides water for about 172,767 residents living in Tuscaloosa area. The Tuscaloosa Water collects supply from surface water sources, the Lake Tuscaloosa (primarily), and Nicol Lake and Harris Lake as alternate sources when demand requires.
Tuscaloosa Drinking Water Quality
Consumer Confidence Water Quality Reports
Under the authority of the Safe Drinking Water Act, the EPA requires The City of Tuscaloosa Water and Sewer 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 Tuscaloosa main water system here:
Contact The City of Tuscaloosa Water and Sewer Department Customer Service
Have a Question, Issue or Comment?
Main Customer Service
205-248-5500 (Mon–Fri, 8:00 AM–4:30 PM)
Emergency (24 hours - broken water main or pipeline, etc.)
Pay Your Tuscaloosa Water Bill
Already have an account?
If you already have an account, you just need to login to the Tuscaloosa Water site. Tuscaloosa 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 Tuscaloosa 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 Tuscaloosa City Water Service
Starting Your Service
When you move to a new home in Tuscaloosa, you'll most likely already have running water, but you'll still need to set up water service with the Tuscaloosa Water. Luckily, Tuscaloosa 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 Tuscaloosa, you'll need to stop your water service with the Tuscaloosa Water, so you don't keep getting billed. Simply fill out the following online form. Stopping service normally takes just two business days.