How to Transfer Service To transfer utility service you must already receive service with an account in your name, have a good payment history, and be relocating within the county. Please notify the Water Business Office within one working day of when you would like the new service to start:
In person: Water Business Office 124 E. Hancock Ave. Athens, GA 30601
By Phone: 706-613-3500
You will need to provide your Social Security number, date of birth, and/or driver's license number. A $10 service fee will be added to your first bill at your new location. Service can be started on the same day for an additional $15 charge if you notify the Water Business Office before 4:00 p.m.
Good Payment History A good payment history requires that you have:
No disconnects for non-payment
No more than two late payments in a 24-month period