Water Division

Production & Testing

The City of Milton’s drinking water is produced from groundwater wells, within the City limits. These sources are regularly monitored for both quality and quantity. The water is tested according to State Department of health guidelines for over 100 different chemicals and compounds, as well as for bacteria. The Water Consumer Confidence Report is published annually. Any households receiving Milton water, can request a report be mailed to them by email or by calling 253-922-8733. This report details the previous years operating and testing results, and provides a wealth of other information on our water.

Water is provided by underground aquifers which are accessed by a total of five wells. Currently, the City of Milton has 3,231 water connections.


The City of Milton’s Water, Street, and Surface Water Division is comprised of nine full time employees, this includes six operation staff, one water quality, two leads and a supervisor. The City also has one equipment operator that operates for all public works. 

The water and street crew respond to emergencies and weather related issues at all times.

Water Rates

 You can find current water rates in Milton Multiple Code Chapter 13.28.195.

Backflow Reports

Backflow prevention assembly test reports can be turned in at City Hall located at 1000 Laurel Street, via fax at 253-252-7964 or via email.

Start or Change Water Service

To set up a new water utility account or make changes to an existing account, visit the Utilities page.

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