Waterworks customers (residential and commercial) will be billed monthly.
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No. We do not charge additional fees for using a credit or debit card to pay your water bill.
Your payment will be credited to your Waterworks account immediately. However, it may not appear in the online portal until the next business day.
You will see a message on your computer screen confirming your payment with a confirmation code. You can also check your payment status by going to the navigation menu, and selecting “Payments.”
Yes! Simply click on the “Billing” tab and navigate to “Auto Pay” . You can setup automatic monthly payments using either your credit/debit card or your bank account.
You may cancel a payment as long as has not yet been processed; to do this, click “Payments” in the top menu and select “Payment History.” A “Cancel” button will be available for any payments that you can cancel online. If you need to cancel payments that have already been processed, call 757-926-1000 for assistance.
Scheduled payments will still be processed. If you do not want this to happen, you should cancel any scheduled payments prior to canceling your enrollment.
You can use our online account management system to pay by credit card or bank transfer. You can also make your payment very easily over the phone. With your Waterworks account number handy, call 757-926-1000 and press 2.
You cannot arrange payment extensions online. However, you may qualify for a payment extension if your account is in good standing (no past due amounts, no frequent late payments, etc.). If so, you can set your own payment extension by using our automated phone system, just call 757-926-1000, then press 1. Or press 4 and speak with a Customer Service Representative during business hours.
We do. Budget billing is a convenient plan that lets you even out your payments across the year, saving you from unpredictable changes in your water bill. To sign up, call Customer Service at 757-926-1000 and press 4 to speak to a representative, or stop by our walk-in service center at City Center Oyster Point (700 Town Center Drive, Newport News, 1st floor). Please note: New customers do not qualify for budget billing because we need 12 billing cycles (2 years for residential customers) to determine an appropriate water history. Please note: New customers do not qualify for budget billing because we need 12 billing cycles (2 years for residential customers) to determine an appropriate water history.
For payments made from bank accounts * The system will credit your Waterworks account on the business day following the payment date. * Your payment may be withdrawn from your bank account on or after your payment date. * Payments scheduled for a holiday may be withdrawn from your bank account on the business day after to the holiday. For payments made from credit/debit cards * A credit/debit card payment is a “real-time” transaction, meaning that the payment process will begin immediately after you enter your card number and click “submit.” * A credit card payment initiated before 8pm Eastern Time on a business day will be credited to your Waterworks account on the following business day. * A credit card payment made after 8pm Eastern Time or on a weekend or holiday will be credited to your Waterworks account within two business days. Timing of Credit Card Payments If you make your Credit Card payment before 8pm ET on... Your account will be credited on... Monday Tuesday Tuesday Wednesday Wednesday Thursday Thursday Friday Friday The following Monday Saturday The following Tuesday Sunday The following Tuesday Holidays (Based on the Federal Reserve calendar) New Year's Day Birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. Washington's Birthday Memorial Day Independence Day Labor Day Columbus Day Veterans Day Thanksgiving Day Christmas Day
To view your payment history, click “Payments” from the top menu and click “Payment History.”Before the scheduled payment date, your history page will show the payment as “scheduled.” When the scheduled payment is submitted to the payment processor, your history page will show the payment as “pending.” After the response is received, your history page will show the payment as “approved” or “rejected.”Your payment history will be displayed for up to 3 years.
You can pay your balance in full at any time from your checking account or credit card. You can only arrange a payment extension by calling Waterworks Customer Service at 757-926-1000. To use the automated phone system, press 1. To speak to a Customer Service Representative, press 4. Helpful Hint: Payments should be scheduled at least one business day prior to the Due Date in order to avoid any late fees.
Bills can be paid online using the online account management system. Go to nnva.gov/waterworks and click “Pay Water Bill.” You can also pay by phone. Simply dial 757-926-1000 and press 2. Bills can be paid in person at City Center (700 Town Center Dr., Newport News, 1st floor) or in the Treasurer's Office at City Hall in downtown Newport News (2400 Washington Avenue). Please be aware that there are different hours of operation at the Treasurer’s Office: 8 AM to 4 PM.