The Most Vital Resource

Drinking Water

See a list of contacts below for questions or concerns.

Your Concerns Are Always Valid

Clean drinking water is vital to the health and wellness of any community.

If you have concerns, contact your local water company or the Missouri Department of Natural Resources for information and support.

Have Questions or Concerns?

Drinking Water

Public water systems and large private community water systems are regulated by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. They can be reached at these three numbers:

  • 1-800-361-4827
  • 1-573-751-2867
  • 1-573-368-2175

If you have a complaint or question about water, please contact your water company first.

Small private and individual water supplies come under the jurisdiction of the Lafayette County Health Department. For questions and complaints about private wells, cisterns, etc., please call 660-259-4371 x230 or email For additional information, visit the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services.