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Water Revenue

The Water Revenue Bureau provides all billing and collection functions for water and sewer charges. We ensure that the Philadelphia Water Department has the financial resources needed to provide reliable, high-quality water to Philadelphia residents, businesses, and communities.

Water Revenue services

Pay a water bill

Information on how to pay your water bill. The Water Revenue Bureau bills and collects payments for both commercial and resident accounts.

Become a water customer

Information for tenants, property owners, and occupants on becoming a water customer.

Water shutoffs

Information regarding voluntary and involuntary water shutoff, and how to restore your water service.

Water meters

Information on reading your water meter, understanding Automatic Meter Reading (AMR), reporting a broken water meter, and installing a new water meter.

Search for a water lien

A website to look up outstanding water liens.

Water customer rights & responsibilities

Information for water customers on their rights and responsibilities.

Dispute a water bill

Information on how to request an informal hearing with the Water Revenue Bureau where you can dispute or appeal a water bill.