Ventura Water Department
The Ventura Water Department provides water for about 113,478 residents living in the Ventura area. Established in 1782, the Ventura Water Department relies exclusively on local water supplies such as: surface water and groundwater in Ventura River, purchased treated water from Lake Casitas, and three groundwater basins (Mound, Oxnard Plain and Santa Paula).
Ventura Drinking Water Quality
Consumer Confidence Water Quality Reports
Under the authority of the Safe Drinking Water Act, the EPA requires Ventura Water 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 Ventura main water system here:
Contact Ventura Water Department Customer Service
Have a Question, Issue or Comment?
Main Customer Service
805-667-6500 (Mon–Fri, 9:00 AM–4:30 PM)
Emergency (24 hours - broken water main or pipeline, etc.)
Pay Your Ventura Water Department Bill
Already have an account?
If you already have an account, you just need to login to the Ventura Water Department site. Ventura Water Department 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 Ventura Water Department 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 Ventura City Water Service
Starting Your Service
When you move to a new home in Ventura, you'll most likely already have running water, but you'll still need to set up water service with the Ventura Water Department. Luckily, Ventura 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 Ventura, you'll need to stop your water service with the Ventura Water Department, so you don't keep getting billed. Simply fill out the following online form. Stopping service normally takes just two business days.