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Water (drinking/potable)

IowaAmerican Water Company LogoIowa American Water Company owns and maintains the water mains throughout the City of Davenport. Property owners are responsible for the water service line from the water main to the building. 

Contact IowaAmerican Water Company at 
1.866.641.2108 if:

  • You see water coming out of the ground/pavement (and there is no apparent source of water such as rain), or if
  • You have lost water pressure.

IowaAmerican Water Company will investigate the issue and respond as applicable:

  • Initiate/complete repairs to the water main at no cost to the property owner.
  • Initiate/guide property owner through the process of having their water line repaired/replaced if the property owner has water line insurance.
  • Notify property owners without insurance of next steps to having their water line repaired/replaced, which starts with contacting public works.  Upon notification, public works' utility inspector will investigate and notify property owner of repair/replacement requirements.

All work on water mains and lines requires an excavation permit, and that work be conducted by a licensed, bonded and insured plumber, and is inspected prior to approval.