Borough of Sussex

Settled in 1742

Department of Public Works

The DPW is located at 33 Brookside Ave


6 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. first Tuesday after Memorial Day to the Friday before Labor Day
6:30 a.m. to 3:00p.m.

Contact Info

Phone: 973-875-4202
Emergency: 911 or 973-940-5561
Fax: 973-875-3507

Sussex Water\Sewer Department

Contact Info

Phone: 973-875-4831
Fax: 973-875-6261


Water/Sewer Payment Due Dates:

February 1 - 1st Quarter payment
May 1 - 2nd Quarter payment
August 1 - 3rd Quarter payment
November 1 - 4th Quarter payment

Make a Payment

Payment can be made in person (cash, check, or money order) or mail (no cash in mail) to
Sussex Borough Tax/Utility Collections, 2 Main St. Sussex
or paid electronically via WIPP at
Note: To pay by ACH or E-check there is a $1.95 convenience fee. To pay by debit card or credit card, it is approximately 2.95% of the total bill.

Pay Water/Sewer Bill Online

Water/Sewer Bill Assistance

The State Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) can help you pay arrears for your water and sewer bills. The program may also be able to help address tax liens due to water and sewer arrears. To get more information and apply, go to or call NJ211.


Fees effective 01/01/24

Water fees: $0.0133 per gallon and $186.56 minimum per EDU (equivalent dwelling unit).
Sewer fees: $0.0118 per gallon and $166.82 minimum per EDU.
Transmission fees: $0.021 per gallon.


Sussex Brough Water Fails to Meet Water Quality Parameter (WQP) Levels   Violation #8494, issued on March 27, 2024
Letter to Water Customers Concerning Violation #8494


Lead Service Line Inventory July 2024
2023 Water Quality Report
2022 Water Quality Report
2022 Water/Sewer Rate Study
2022 Lead Inventory Report from DEP
2021 Water Quality Report
2020 Water Quality Report
2019 Water Quality Report
2018 Water Quality Report

Inventory Report

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