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Billing & Payment

Browse the sections below to learn about convenient billing and payment options.

Pay Online

If you have an online account, log in to pay your bill. If not, register for an account to see and pay your bills online, or make a one-time payment.

Automatic Payments

If you prefer to have your bill automatically paid using your checking or savings account, please enroll in our automatic payment service (APS) and the full amount of your bill will be automatically deducted from your bank account approximately 21 days after you receive the bill.

Enroll only in APS

Fill out an automatic payment service application and send the application along with a voided check to:

San Jose Water
110 West Taylor Street
San Jose, CA 95110-2131

Need to update your banking information and you are not enrolled in online billing?

If you are already enrolled in the automatic payment service plan and your bank information has changed, please fill out an automatic payment service application and send the application along with a voided check to:

San Jose Water
110 West Taylor Street
San Jose, CA 95110-2131

Deactivating Automatic Payment Service (APS)

Already enrolled in online billing and you want to keep online billing but remove your existing APS?  

  1. Log in to online billing with your User ID and Password
  2. Go to "My Payment Accounts" 
  3. Select "Delete" to remove from your profile 
  4. Notify us by email customer.service@sjwater.com or by phone (408) 279-7900 , that you have requested to stop APS. 

Want to remove your existing APS, and you do not have online billing?

Notify us by email customer.service@sjwater.com or by phone (408) 279-7900.

Pay by Mail

Mail checks to:
San Jose Water
110 West Taylor Street
San Jose, CA 95110-2131

Use these tips to ensure a smooth payment process:

  • Please do not mail cash
  • Make checks payable to "San Jose Water"
  • Please do not staple or tape your check to the payment coupon
  • Write your San Jose Water account number on the check

Pay by Phone

Call 1 (855) 771-7900 24 hours a day, 7 days per week to use our free automated payment service with your checking or savings account.

Please have the following information available:

  • Your San Jose Water 11-digit account number
  • Your bank account routing number
  • Your checking or savings account number

Pay in Person

San Jose Water's Customer Service Department is located at:

110 West Taylor Street (map)
San Jose, CA 95110

Office hours: 8:00 am to 5:30 pm Monday-Friday. 
Please note we are closed from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM the first Friday of the month.

Office is closed for holidays (see list at right).


Acceptable Payment Methods

  • Cash
  • Check
  • Money order
  • Cashier's check
  • Discover Card, Mastercard, or Visa

If paying by credit card, please bring a valid form of identification.

Payments Outside of Business Hours
Payments can be deposited in our door drop. Acceptable payment methods include:

  • Cash
  • Check
  • Money order
  • Cashier's check

Payments will be posted the following business day.

Has your water been shut off or subject to disconnection for non-payment?

You must speak with a customer service representative by calling (408) 279-7900, Monday through Friday, between 8:00 am and 5:30 pm.

How to Read Your Bill

A brief overview of the different elements of your bill.

The office will be closed on the following holidays

Columbus Day
Veterans' Day
Thanksgiving Day
Day after Thanksgiving
Christmas Day