Water Department



The water department insures the consistent flow of clean drinking water that meets all federal and state guidelines to approximately 6,000 customers. The department performs daily water quality checks and provides timely repair of water system breaks and failures. In addition, water department staff members take water usage readings from residential and commercial locations each water billing period. 

Contact the water department

For water cut-offs (emergency or non-emergency), billing, and change of property inquiries call 302-227-6181, ext. 159, during normal business hours, 8:30 am-4:30 pm Monday-Friday. For after-hours emergencies, call 302-227-2577.

Lead and Copper Rule improvements

In 2021, the Environmental Protection Agency revised its Lead and Copper Rule to better protect children and communities from risks related to lead exposure in drinking water. Find out more about improvements the City of Rehoboth Beach is implementing.

Annual Water Quality Reports


Director of Public Works
Water Department Superintendent


  • Water Department
  • 20543 Roosevelt Street
  • P.O. Box 1163
  • Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
(302) 227-6181 x644
(302) 227-4645


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