Drinking Water

The City of Des Moines is not responsible for providing drinking water to residents of the City of Des Moines, but we are happy to give you more information about your local water utility.

Des Moines Water Works
Responsible for:

  • Provides drinking water to approximately 500,000 customers in the Des Moines Metro Area.
  • Ensures reliable amounts of clean water are available
  • Maintains public health and safety through the water supply
  • Bills customers for water, stormwater sewer and solid waste collection utilities


Contact Des Moines Water Works at (515) 283-8700 or their website.