The West Hempstead Water District is issuing a water alert requiring residents to conserve water amid drought concerns. The District is prohibiting homeowners from watering their lawns effective July 31, 2020 until further notice in order to maintain adequate tank pressures.
Please check back to this website for future updates. Thank you for your cooperation.
Welcome to the West Hempstead Water District
The West Hempstead Water District has delivered a reliable, safe and high-quality water supply to the residents, businesses and schools of the community since 1926. Our water is pumped from 7 wells drilled into the Magothy Aquifer beneath Long Island. Our three storage tanks have a total storage capacity of 3.1 million gallons and we maintain over 125 miles of water mains.
The District encompasses approximately two square miles, including a majority of West Hempstead, all of Garden City South and a large portion of Franklin Square, serving over 32,000 people.