Meter deposits are required for every meter at the residence.

  • Electric $100
  • Water $100
  • Natural gas $100

Meter deposits must be paid in full in order to set up service at the residence. Deposits will be returned after 12 months of consecutive on-time payments.

Westbrook Public Utilities may require additional security deposits on non-paying accounts.

If you are required to pay your utility bills in cash due to returned checks, or if your service has been discontinued for non-payment of past due bills, or if collection action is needed to effect payment, you may be required to pay an additional security deposit.


Citizen Portal is an online payment portal that we have partnered with Paya, a Nuvei company, for our utility bill payments. You access your account from the portal website

Simply visit to learn more about our new vendor!

Yes, the accounts do not carry over, so you will need to go through the quick and easy process of creating a new account in Citizen Portal. To do so, please visit

It's free to sign up for online bill payment, enroll in Auto Pay, Text N Pay or e-billing.

Yes, the auto pay does not carry over, so you will need to enroll in Auto Pay once you create a new account in Citizen Portal (see above).  Or, you can call the Paya Portal Support Center at (855) 206-9406 and they can assist you.

Yes, there are processing fees that will be assessed, which are lower than our previous payment portal. Those fees are: 2.75% for credit card transactions and a flat fee of $1.10 for ACH transactions. These fees also apply to any auto-payments that are made. Please note: there is no additional fee assessed if you call the Paya Support Center.

You can pay your utility bills with a credit or debit card, or through a checking or savings account. We also offer Auto-Pay and Text & Pay programs that allow you to use your preferred method of payment.

Account balance, bills and payments are available as well as the ability to enroll in Auto-Pay, e-Billing, and Text & Pay. Portal users can also see current billing address, phone number, and email address that are on file with us.

Not at all. You can pay your bill from anywhere in the world! All you need is access to the Internet through a Web browser. You then log in to your account using your e-mail address and password. No need to worry about late payments if you’re out of town when your bill is due.  AND – if you enroll in Text N Pay, you can make a payment right through your cell phone!

After you complete the transaction, you will receive a Payment Confirmation on the next screen as well as a receipt emailed or texted, your preference.

We work to ensure you have a variety of payment options available at home or on the go. You can pay Online with any browser from a laptop, PC or Phone, take advantage of our Auto-Pay option or Text n Pay, or contact our Live Call Center where an agent will assist you over the phone. Live agent support is available 8am-5pm Central, Monday through Friday.

Absolutely. All the transactions are handled on secure servers and are fully PCI compliant (Standards set for ensuring secure transactions).