The City of Ellsworth is following Federal, State and Centers for Disease Control Guidelines during the current COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic. At this time, all City of Ellsworth buildings/facilities/departments have been closed to the public, however staff will be available from 8AM to 4PM to assist citizens and businesses over the phone, and via fax and Email. Options have been provided for the continuation of regular business transactions and functions such as vehicle registration, property tax/utilities collection, license distribution, building permits, etc. Many of these functions are available on-line. Please call 667-2563 with questions on how to complete any business transactions that you normally conduct with the City. You may also contact the City via normal Email and Website channels as well.

Police Department, Fire Department, Emergency Services, Public Works and Water/Wastewater Departments are staffed and available to respond to all emergencies. The Transfer Station will be open Tuesday, Friday and Saturday only until further notice. Please check the City’s Website and Facebook page for updates. Thank you for your patience and cooperation.

The Ellsworth Water Department’s 
goal is to provide you with a safe and dependable supply of drinking water. We want you to understand the efforts we make to continually improve the water treatment process and protect our water resources. We are committed to ensuring the quality of your water.

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  • Reggie Winslow

    Water Department Superintendent

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    John Wedin

    Watershed Steward

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    Enforces Branch Lake Water Protection Regulations

  • How do I check for a water leak?

    Make sure that nothing is running, such as the dishwasher, washing machine, faucets, etc. Check your water meter and if it is moving, then you may have a leak. If you find you have a leak, contact the water department.

    Where do I send payment for my water bill?

    Water bill payments can be mailed to 1 City Hall Plaza, Ellsworth, ME, 04605. Checks should be made payable to City of Ellsworth.

    How do I contact the water department after hours if there is an emergency?

    Contact the Ellsworth Police Department at 667-2168 and they will dispatch the Water Department.

    How can I find my water or sewer bill?

    Print bill copies and look up bill balances for water and sewer bills on our Self Service Portal.

    Does the city accept debit or credit cards?

    Yes, the City accepts both debit and credit cards. Debit cards can only be processed in person, and credit cards can be processed in person or over the phone. The City uses Maine PayPort, a credit card processing service, and there is an additional 2.5% charge ($1.00 minimum) to use a credit card.

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