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Guam - Get Water Connection

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This procedure provides you information on how you can apply to obtain water connection through Guam Waterworks Authority.


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When you must apply: You may submit your application any time during the construction process but this must be done before the contractor begins construction within the government right-of-way.

Required Information

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1. Date of Birth.
2. City or County of Birth.


  1. Applications to obtain water connection are initially received at the Customer Service Department of GWA.
  2. You will need to submit the following documents:
    1. Completed application form (Information Sheet). A link is provided under 'Documents to Use' section which you can use to download the form.
    2. Certificate of Title (or Deed of Gift)
    3. Building Permit
    4. Map to the service location
    5. Authorization to Sign (If the applicant is not the property owner, an authorization from the owner is required.)
  3. The Customer Service Department will assign you an account and a work order number then direct you to the Permits and Inspections Section.
  4. The Permits and Inspection Personnel will review your documents and will also help you fill out an additional form, – A Wastewater Connection Permit.
  5. Once your application is approved the Connection Permit will be issued to you.
  6. GWA will conduct periodic inspections throughout the construction period to ensure compliance with the Building Permit. Their focus will be on facilities that will be inherited by GWA at the completion of construction. GWA will not accept these facilities without having the opportunity to inspect during construction.
  7. The applicant or applicant’s contractor is the one in charge of informing GWA at least 48 hours in advance of the scheduled dates for trenching and connection to existing mains.
  8. After approval of the installation, Permits and Inspection personnel will prepare a Job Cost Sheet for the applicant. The Job Cost Sheet for the applicant. The Job Cost Sheet delineates the charges associated with the installation of the meter and the meter cost. These rates have been approved by the Public Utilities Commission.
  9. Once the installation have been inspected and approved, the applicant will be advised by the Inspector to make payment per the Job Cost Sheet at Customer Service.

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Required Documents

  • Completed application form (Information Sheet)
  • Certificate of Title (or Deed of Gift)
  • Building Permit
  • Map to the service location
  • Authorization to Sign (If the applicant is not the property owner, an authorization from the owner is required.)


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e.g. Birth Certificate Valid Forever

Documents to Use

Application Form

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Processing Time

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Office Locations & Contacts

Guam Waterworks Authority

578 N. Marine Corps Dr,

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 3010, Hagatna, GU 96910

Phone: 647-7800/ 647-7803
Fax: 649-0369

Phone: (671)300-6054/6058

Office Hours:
Mon-Fri 7:30am-6:00pm
Closed during holidays

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Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications. 
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Please remove the "&" inside the tags during implementation.
Website = allocine, blip, dailymotion, facebook, gametrailers, googlevideo, html5, metacafe, myspace, revver, 
sevenload, viddler, vimeo, youku, youtube
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External Links

Guam Waterworks Authority


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