We service Cottonwood, California in Shasta County. For emergencies only call: 530-941-4274 or 530-209-1542

Cottonwood Water District

Welcomes You!


Welcome to the Cottonwood Water District we service Cottonwood, California in Shasta County. Here we value our customers and strongly rely on our customer relations to ensure satisfactory water service throughout the greater Cottonwood area.

    Fun facts about Cottonwood, CA:
  • The population was 3,316 at the 2010 census, up from 2,960 at the 2000 census.
  • Cottonwood was a stagecoach town where a settlement was established in 1849.

To establish water service, you can print our application from the Download/print forms section or stop by our office today:     

3282 Chestnut Street Cottonwood, CA 96022.

We do require a Water Trust deposit to be paid in order to start a new account.

Office Hours to the public: Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:30am-4:00pm. Available by phone Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. We are closed Holidays.

Pay Your Utility Bill Online

Our Municipal code is: CottonwoodCA022 it is case sensitive



Board Members: Ron Spurgeon:Chairman, Nick Shidlovsky :Vice-Chairman, Lewis Presley, Art Parham One vacant seat


We have Board Meetings once a month, the second Wednesday of each month at 4pm at the office 3282 Chestnut Street. Consumer Confident Reports were mailed out for 2021


Need help paying your water bill? LIHWAP Low Income Household Water Assistance Program is available to our customers until May 2024. You will need to apply to qualify for this program at the self help center located at: 3777 Meadowview Dr Ste 100, Redding, CA 96002 530-378-6900 Monday through Thursday 8am-5pm with a lunch. Call the office for more details.


AUTOPAY options are available now for automatic bill pay withdrawal. Please find form in Download/form section called ACH/Draft to print and mail in. This payment option is free of charge to you. This autopay option will always withdrawal on the 7th of the month. You will receive a "Draft" bill in the mail, it's for your records only DO NOT PAY.


*Board of Director Vacancy*: The Cottonwood Water District is seeking applicants from the community interested in serving on the Board of Directors. Interested persons should submit a letter listing their qualifications to the office or by email: cottonwoodwaterdistrict@gmail.com. Requirements are that you must reside within the District.


Staff: John Hollmer: General Manager, Russell Roberts: Lead Operator, Candice Krames: District Secretary For billing questions please call or email questions to: apcottonwoodwater@gmail.com


To make a payment online, please make sure to add us under your cell phone or computer setting under pop-up blocker listing. Otherwise your payment will not go through. Our merchant gives instructions on how to do this or you can google the best way. You may register your account for free and access records anytime without using the payment option.