This department is responsible for the maintenance and repairs of all storm drainage structures; maintenance to sewer and water lines, including taps and valves, hydrants and town-owned utility pump stations. This department works hard to keep up the infrastructure of the Town of Canton and takes pride in giving great service to our community.
The Town of Canton Water and Sewer Department is open Monday through Friday from 7:30am until 4:00pm.
If you have an emergency outside of the above stated hours please call the Police Department Dispatch at (828) 648-2376. The Water and Sewer Department has “on-call” workers scheduled to assist 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Water and Sewer Department Head
New Service or Change of Service
If you need to start water service or change service to another location you will need to come into the office located at 58 Park St, Monday-Friday from 7:30am to 4:oopm. The information you will need to provide is a valid driver’s license or valid identification card, physical address, copy of the rental agreement (if renting), and a $50.00 service fee.
General questions to make sure that you meet the zoning requirements prior to the application process please call 648-2363.
New connections: Please call to make an appointment to come into the office located at 58 Park Street to apply for approval to connect to the Town of Canton water and sewer system. Information required for application are plans for construction, modular or mobile home plans, and physical address or for the property.
In addition, the Town of Canton and its Water Filter Plant is committed to providing the residents and businesses of the community with clean and reliable water service.
To report any changes or problems with drinking water (discoloration, odor or taste) contact the Water Filter Plant at the below number.
Water Filter Plant Department Head