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Public Works Water Division

The Water Division is responsible for providing clean, safe water to the City of Orange and for designing and constructing the system that supplies the residents and businesses with water.

For information regarding utility billing, including new water service, please call (714) 744-2233.

For after-hours emergencies, please call (714) 538-1961.

For general information, please call (714) 288-2475.

For current fee schedule and water rates, click here.

The Municipal Water District of Orange County and 19 other participating water and wastewater utilities are updating the Orange County Regional Water and Wastewater Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan, which was approved in February of 2007. (click here)


On November 12, 2007 drinking water supplied by the Metropolitan Water District to the City of Orange will be fluoridated to a level of 0.8 ppm (parts per million). Combined fluoride levels in the City's drinking water will range from 0.0 to 0.8 ppm. For more information on fluoride, see www.mwdh2o.com/fluoridation/index.html.

Well Permit

For Well Permit information,
click here.

Groundwater Replenishment System

The Orange County Water District is undertaking a project that will increase the County's groundwater supply. The Groundwater Replenishment System will provide enough water to meet the needs of approximately 140,000 families each year and will reduce the County's dependence on imported water from Northern California and the Colorado River. Click here to learn more on the  Water Consumer Confidence ReportFurther information can be obtained through the following links:

Groundwater Replenishment System

Water Division Standards Plans

Urban Water Management Plan 2010

Orange County Water District

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