System Wide Electric Outage will take place on October 5th, 2023 from 12am to 4am due to the DelDot Old Orchard Realignment Project.

We’re pleased to present to you this year’s Annual Quality Water Report. This report is designed to inform you about the quality water and services we deliver to you every day. Our constant 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. Our water source is groundwater. We have five wells that draw from the Columbia Aquifer.

The Division of Public Health in conjunction with the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has conducted a source water assessment. If you are interested in reviewing the assessment, please contact Board of Public Works @ 302-645-6228 regarding how to obtain a copy. Or go on-line at

We are pleased to report that our drinking water meets federal and state requirements.

If you have any questions about this report or concerning your water utility, please contact 302-645-6228. We want our valued customers to be informed about their water utility. If you want to learn more, please attend any of our regularly scheduled meetings. They are usually held on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 4:00 p.m. at the City Hall, 114 East Third Street. Please check our website to confirm at

The entire Annual Quality Water Report can be viewed here: 2023 Lewes Board of Public Works CCR