stonepumphouseThe Oak Bluffs Water District

As a public service organization, our goal is to provide the highest level of service and the best quality water possible for our customers.

The Oak Bluffs Water District is a non-profit, locally controlled public water system. The District was created by Massachusetts legislature in 1991 to operate as a self-supporting unit of local government. Rates are set by the Water Commissioners to cover the cost of delivering a product which meets federal and state guidelines under the Safe Drinking Water Act. Policy is also set by the Water District Commissioners.

Original water station - Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA

Original water station – Oak Bluffs, Martha’s Vineyard, MA

Public meetings are held twice each month usually the first and third Wednesday at 4:30pm at the Water District’s Office at 96 Vineyard Ave, Oak Bluffs.  Customers are encourage to attend, but must call 48 hours in advance to be on the agenda.

Thank you for allowing us to continue providing your family with high quality water. In our continuing efforts to maintain safe and dependable water supply, it will be necessary to continuously improve your water system. We ask that all our customers help us protect our water resources, which are at the heart of our community, our way of life and our children’s future.

We welcome your input and suggestions.

News To Know…


Watch our Water Tower video!

The Unidirectional Flushing Program (UDF) we have conducted for the first time this fall has been successfully completed.  Using the engineered unidirectional guidelines, we have been able to survey and test the water system to determine if there are problems with operation of any hydrant, gate valve or other Read more

directions to Oak Bluffs Water District OfficeDirections to our Office
96 Vineyard Avenue P.O. Box 1297
Oak Bluffs, MA 02557

Water Tips

  • Shower vs Tub

    People used to think showers were less wasteful than tub baths….. but consider many of us spend 10 – 20 minutes in the shower.  Since most showers pour out between 5 and 10 gallons per minute, that adds up in