Welcome to the Official Website of Rural Water District #1 of Pottawatomie County KS

Consumer Confidence Report & How to pay your bill

The 2022 Consumer Confidence Reports are ready.  They are located at the top of this page under Forms & Reports - "Water Quality Report."  All customers on Excel Road and west will view the City of Manhattan report which is Sys 2 CCR.  All other customers (System 1) will view the System 1 Com CCR.  If you would like a hard copy mailed to you, please email a request.

You can mail a check, cash, money order for payment to RWD #1 PO Box 228 Wamego KS 66547 OR we still have the drop box at the front of the office at 5650 N Hwy 99 (1.6 miles north of Wamego). 

Remove due date stress by registering for AutoPay...
“Did you know with AutoPay, you can eliminate worries about missing a payment due date, incurring late fees, or risking service interruption? Your payment will be automatically deducted from your preferred payment method on the due date. You’ll receive email notifications about your upcoming AutoPay payment to ensure sufficient funds are available in your account prior to your payment. You’ll also save time by avoiding trips to the mailbox.

Questions about your past bills?  Need to change contact information?  You will have the ability to sign into your account (once you set it up) & make certain changes to your personal information.

The direct link to the payment portal (other than this website) is:

https://www.invoicecloud.com/ruralwaterdistrict1ptks.  The phone number to Pay By Phone is: 844-956-1376.


PLEASE CALL IF YOU NOTICE WATER ON THE GROUND, LOW WATER PRESSURE OR NO WATER.  If you do not have running water, please call, no matter what time of day or night. 

A large main line rupture can empty a water tower in a short amount of time. 




Yearly inspections and backflow testing - ALL residential customers with sprinkler systems are REQUIRED to have your system tested and inspected, annually, by a certified technician.  ALL Businesses are also required to follow these requirements.  Each year, you are required to mail the original signed certificate to our office (PO Box 228, Wamego, KS 66547.

Grab Your Water Bottle! It's National Hydration Month

Grab Your Water Bottle! It's National Hydration Month

June 01, 2023

Did you know that June is National Hydration Month? Well, we know its hot outside, but proper hydration is critical no matter the weather! 

We understand that keeping the fluids flowing isn’t always top of mind. Proper hydration is vital to healthy living, and improper hydration can and will lead to major health risks. The biggest risk of improper hydration is declining cognitive function.

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