How to Pay

You can make payments online, by phone or mail, or in person. Please note that if you wish to pay your bill using a credit or debit card, you will be charged a convenience fee of 2.25%. We currently accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express.

To pay your water and sewer bill, you will need your water and sewer bill account number, located in the upper-left corner of your water bill. View an example water bill.

For answers to frequently asked questions about payment options, visit How to Pay FAQs.

Pay Your Bill Online

Sign up for a My DEP Account

To sign up for online billing, Register for a My DEP Account. My DEP Account is an online customer service portal that allows you to:

  • pay your bill online
  • receive your bills electronically
  • review your billing history for the last 12 periods
  • view and print your current bill or retrieve and print past bills
  • track your water usage and sign up for online leak notification
  • track the status of any billing disputes

How To Pay Video Tutorials

You can learn more about setting up your My DEP Account by watching our How to Pay Video Tutorials.

Online Quick Pay

You can also use our QuickPay system to make a one-time payment online without having to register for or login to a My DEP Account. Payments may take up to three business days to credit your account.

Pay Your Bill with Your Smartphone

You can download the My DEP mobile app on your Android or iOS smartphone to pay your bill on-the-go.

Pay Your Bill by Phone

Pay by Phone: (866) 622-8292

24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Customers can pay their water bill over the phone by calling (866) 622-8292. This automated payment service allows customers to pay their bill quickly and efficiently by using a checking account, credit card, or debit card*. Customers can pay their bill over the phone at no cost by using their checking or savings account. Please note that if you wish to pay your bill using a credit or debit card, you will be charged a convenience fee of 2.25%.

DEP currently accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express.

Pay Your Bill in Person

Pay in person with check, money order, or credit card at one of our borough offices or with cash at the New York City Department of Finance Business Centers.

DEP Borough Offices

Pay in person with check or money order.

Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 9am–5pm.

Bronx: 1932 Arthur Avenue – 6th Floor
Brooklyn: 250 Livingston Street – 8th Floor
Manhattan: 1250 Broadway – 8th Floor
Queens: 96–05 Horace Harding Exp. – 1st Floor
Staten Island: 60 Bay Street – 6th Floor

NYC Department of Finance Business Centers

Pay in person with cash, check, or money order.

Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am–4:30pm

Bronx: 3030 Third Avenue – 2nd Floor
Brooklyn: 210 Joralemon Street
Manhattan: 66 John Street, New York – 2nd Floor
Queens: 144–06 94th Avenue, Jamaica
Staten Island: 350 St. Marks Place

Pay Your Bill by Mail

Use the return envelope sent along with your bill. Checks or money orders should be made payable to NYC Water Board. Simply enclose the bill stub with your check or money order, put a stamp on the envelope and mail to:

NYC Water Board
P.O. Box 11863
Newark, NJ 07101-8163

From this post office hub in Newark, all payments will be routed to our new processing center in Staten Island.