Utility Department 

The Utility Department includes the Town of Bethel Water and Sewer Departments


To pay water and sewer use, sewer assessment, and sprinkler and hydrant bills on-line. There is a service fee of 2.95% for credit card and debit card transactions. There is a flat fee of $0.95 for direct withdrawal from your checking account via ECheck.

Water and Sewer Payments as well as Sewer Assessment payments can be paid online here.

  • For more information please contact Tax Collector's Office at 203-794-8509


Water Department

Water Department - This department is responsible for the maintenance of the Municipal Drinking Water systems. The staff conducts monthly and yearly testing of the well and water supply to ensure that it is in compliance with both state and federal guidelines. The Maple Avenue Wells supply 70% of the Town's drinking water and the remaining 30% is pulled from the Chestnut Ridge Reservoir.


The Town of Bethel does not apply Fluoride to the drinking water.

Disconnect your Service

To Disconnect your service, you must contact the Public Works Office 24 hours in advance to schedule an inspection of the termination of service. (It is the responsibility of the property owner to hire a licensed plumber to shut off at either the curb box or at the Main. Please indicate the nature of your request; demolition, new construction, change in use, etc. when calling the office.)


Sewer Department

Sewer Department – This department maintains the Municipal sewer mains located within the Town to ensure compliance with both state and federal regulations. The Town of Bethel does not have it's own sewage treatment plant and is currently operating under an Interlocal Agreement with the City of Danbury to send its municipal sewage to their treatment facility. The daily capacity allowance as per the Interlocal agreement is 2,000,000 gallons per day.


Sewer Backup

If you experience a sewage back-up in your house, please contact your plumber. If you experience a serious problem after business hours (M-F: 8am - 4 pm), please contact the Bethel Police Department using the Routine Business number (203) 743-5500, and the dispatcher will assist you.


Woodcock Water Study

Woodcock Study for water/sewer/hydrant/sprinkler rates for the town of Bethel.



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