Rowley Water Department
Welcome to the
Town of Rowley Water Department

We hope you will find our improved web site helpful and easy to use.

401 Central Street, PO Box 29
Rowley, MA 01969

Water Department Office: 978-948-2640
Customer Service & Billing Questions:

Fax: 603-913-2362

New Office Hours
Monday 8:00 AM 2:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM 10:00 AM
Wednesday 8:00 AM 12:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM 12:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM 12:00 PM
In the event of an
emergency outside of business hours,
please contact the Rowley Police Department at

978 948-7644.
A new drop box has
been installed at 401 Central Street
for after hours payment.

Payment Options:

  • Payments by mail can be made by check, money order or traveler’s check. Please do not send cash. Please include the bottom portion of your bill in the return envelope provided to ensure proper credit to your account. Please make checks payable to Rowley Water Department.
  • Online payments can be made at Please make sure to enter your new account number as it appears on your bill. (for example: 711123456-123456)
  • If you pay through your bank or other third party payment center via electronic check, please be sure to change the account number and mailing address. Failure to change this information may result in a delay in processing your payment.
  • Payments may be dropped off at the Rowley Water Department at 401 Central St. For your convenience, there is a drop box located outside the front door.
  • We now offer direct payment. Have your water bill automatically deducted from your bank account on the discount date each month. To sign up, please follow the instructions on the back of your new bill. Your next bill will have a note telling you when the funds will be withdrawn from your account. Once you are set up, simply note the date and amount in your records. Never miss another discount!

Final Readings:

If you are moving and need a final reading, please call us to schedule the reading. We ask that you provide the new owner information, date of closing and where the final bill should be sent. We can send the bill via fax or email for your convenience. Our customer service representatives are available to answer any questions. Please provide one week notice to ensure final bill is available prior to closing date.

General Information:

The Rowley Water Department was created in 1946 (Acts1946-Chapter 11). Rowley Water is a municipal utility owned department and controlled by the residents we serve - the citizens of Rowley.

The Rowley Water system has expanded significantly since its inception and currently provides commercial, domestic and fire protection needs to the Rowley citizens.

The Water Department consists of two divisions:

Water Rates
Begin July 1st
Water Rate Table
 From  Through  Rate
1000 Gallons
1 4,000 $14.91
4,001 36,000 $17.91
36,001 999,999 $19.91

Online Bill Payment
Fiscal Tax Year 2014
Please click here to
make your
online water bill payment


Pinegree Farm
Water Filtration Plant


Water Board
2015 Agendas Minutes
1/13 PDF PDF
1/27 Cancelled  
Next Meeting:
3/3 Cancelled  
3/16 PDF PDF
3/31 PDF PDF
4/14 PDF PDF
4/28 PDF PDF
5/12 PDF PDF
5/26 PDF PDF

Newsreel 1948

Construction of the New Water System  

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