A glass of water being filled.


The City of Kirkland's Water Division operates and maintains the City’s water infrastructure from parts of the South Juanita and Totem Lake neighborhoods southward. The Northshore Utility District and Woodinville Water District provide water to the Finn Hill, Kingsgate, and North Juanita neighborhoods. 

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Why was my water bill high?

For questions on your water utility bill, please contact Utility Billing at 425-587-3150.

Additional Information

Current residential water rates

Water, Sewer, and Garbage Rates

Water rates are measured in units. A unit is approximately 748 gallons or 100 cubic feet. Billing is for a two-month period.

The average person uses three units of water per month. So a family of four would use 24 units per billing cycle. Your actual consumption may vary depending on lifestyle and season. A leaky toilet or water leak can dramatically increase your bill. Bills also may be substantially higher during warmer months when you use a lot of water outdoors.

A City of Kirkland utility tax is added to all water service charges. It is listed separately on your bi-monthly utility bill per Kirkland Municipal Code 5.08.050.

Water pre-approved plans

Please visit our Water Pre-Approved Plans page for more information. If you have questions, please call Public Works Development and Engineering at 425-587-3800.

Hydrant meters

If you wish to rent a hydrant meter, please contact Public Works Development and Engineering at 425-587-3800.

Fill station permits

If your company wishes to use a water fill station, you must apply for a permit and have each vehicle inspected by the Water Division. Please call 425-587-3900 for more information. 

Capital Improvement Projects

Visit the Construction Projects page for more information on what Kirkland is doing to strengthen our infrastructure. This page includes an interactive project map.