Payment Options

You may pay your water bill by using any of the following methods.

Automatic Withdrawal (Checking Account)

Your bill is automatically paid each month from your checking account. Please contact Beaufort County Water Department (BCWD) staff for information on how to set up this convenient service. Please note that delivery of the funds to BCWD may be two to three days after withdrawal from your account dependent on your bank's policies.

By Phone (Credit Cards & Debit Cards)

Please call 888-626-9066. You may use Visa, Mastercard, Discover, or American Express.

Online Payments

We accept, Visa, MasterCard, Discover Card, or American Express payments through an online system.

Access our Online Bill Payment link to make your payment. Your account will be updated within moments to show your payment information and new balance.

If you are redirected to "" do not make a payment. Please copy and paste the following website into your browser's search bar to make a payment on our Online Bill Pay site: You will need to make sure the URL is in plain text and not a hyperlink.

By Mail (Check or Money Order)

Use the enclosed envelope in your bill to mail payments to:
Beaufort County Water Department
P.O. Box 6210
Hermitage, PA 16148-0923

You may also mail payments to the BCWD office:
Beaufort County Water Department
132 W 2nd Street
Washington, NC 27889

Payment Drop Box (Check or Money Order)

You may drop off your payment at the drop box located beside the drive-through window at 132 W 2nd Street in Washington, North Carolina. Please note that drop boxes are checked at the beginning of each business day and receipts are not available for payments received at the drop box.

In Person (Cash, Check, or Money Order)

Payments are received in the BCWD office during normal business hours - Monday through Friday, excluding holidays, 8 am to 5 pm (132 West 2nd Street).

All payments received after normal business hours will be applied to the account the next business day.