Electric, Water, and Sewer Utility

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About Lewes BPW

On 15 March 1901, an Act of the Delaware General Assembly established the (Town of) Lewes Board of Public Works. This political subdivision, often referred to as Lewes’ “second government,” was “to establish, control, and regulate an electric light plant, water works, and sewage system to the town.” Actually the Board is a limited purpose governing body established…



SCAM ALERT – July 23, 2019

There have been threatening calls reported that Delmarva Power has been calling customers stating that they have an overdue balance and that their service will be shut off within minutes if large sums of monies are not provided.  Please … take the time to familiarize […]

Discussion on Rates

Rates Article 2019

Hurricane Season

       HURRICANE SEASON June 1, 2019 to November 30, 2019 Power outages and flooding may occur at any time. To report your Electric, Water or Sewer emergency, please call us at 302-645-6228. To maintain the safety of our BPW employees; we are not […]

Conserving Electric During The Summer Months

Warning personal information compromise

The Lewes BPW is experiencing  a potential threat to its customers personal information. We have been notified by federal and state agencies that there may have been a breach of our customer information system, specifically concerning our automatic payments, potentially exposing customer personal information, such as […]

Ways to pay your bill

Bank or Credit Card Draft With our Automatic Bank Draft or Credit Card Authorization program, you don’t have to worry about writing a check and sending your payment to us every month. This convenient program automatically drafts your payment from your checking, savings or credit […]

Lewes BPW Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan

2019 Electric Outages


Savannah Place

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