Lobby hours
8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
3628 S. 35th St.
Tacoma, WA 98409

Call us about your account
8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
(253) 502-8600 or (800) 752-6745 
We can help you pay your bill 
or manage your account

For directory assistance
7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(253) 502-8000 for a TPU operator

Commercial Customer Service
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(253) 502-8606
comsvcs@cityoftacoma.org

General water inquiries
Call (253) 502-8247 or email water@cityoftacoma.org

Report a water problem

For information about leaks, outages or low water pressure, you can call (253) 502-8384 weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. After hours, please call (253) 502-8344. You can always report the problem online.

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for updates on major water-related events.

Please report missing water meter lids and suspected theft or vandalism of our property to Tacoma Water at (253) 502-8344 (24 hours a day). Provide a car license number and description of the vehicle and people involved, if possible. We will replace missing lids right away.

Water quality
During regular business hours, you can email general water quality questions or concerns to waterquality@cityoftacoma.org or call (253) 502-8207. After hours and on weekends, please call us at (253) 502-8344.

Water conservation
Saving water saves you money and helps the environment. Check out our conservation tips and call our water conservation specialist at (253) 502-8723 to find out how you can reduce your water usage and water bill.

Construction and permitting

Learn more about permitting for your home or in your business.

  • Residential permitting: (253) 502-8247
  • Commercial permitting: (253) 396-3057
  • Construction permits and new construction service prices: (253) 502-8247
  • New water main construction: (253) 502-8280
  • To turn off water for repairs or construction: (253) 502-8384


Social Media
Facebook.com/mytpu
Twitter.com/mytpu

Media inquiries

Chris Gleason, Community & Media Services Manager, (253) 502-8222
Nora Doyle, Community Relations Specialist, (253) 502- 8117