St. James Water District

Responsibilities & Services

The St. James Water District serves portions of Smithtown and St. James. The District is governed by a Board of Water Commissioners, which meets at every regularly scheduled Town Board meeting. Water district employees are on call 24/7.

Please read our NEW Water Matters Newsletter

Wattermatters Vol.4 No.2 Summer Newsletter(PDF)

Watermatters Vol. 4 No. 1 Spring Newsletter(PDF)

Water Rates

Effective January 1, 2020 water rates are 0.017647 per each cubic foot of water usage, and a quarterly base fee of $25.37

Water Quality

Water quality is regulated by the United States Environmental Protection Agency, the New York State Health Department, and the Suffolk County Health Department.

A Consumer Confidence Report is available to our customers annually by May 31st.

Water Bill Notices

  • Bills more than 60 days outstanding are subject to a 10% penalty.
  • Unpaid balances become tax liens on October 15th of every year.