Establishing Water Service
Establishing Water Service
Obtaining Water Service - Properties without Existing Service
Is your proposed project site within the City of Tampa Water Department Service Area?
If "no," the City of Tampa Water Department cannot provide you with water service. Please contact either Hillsborough County, Temple Terrace, Pluris East Lake, Pluris Pebble Creek, or Pasco County to obtain water service.
If "yes," select one of the categories below for water service application and related information:
Water Service Commitment Process Flow Charts:
Major Water Department Fees Associated with a Development Project:
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Complete an application and include the $50 application fee for each residence to be served. If this application is for an irrigation meter, please indicate on your Application for Commitment.
Applications for water service:
Mail completed applications to:
Development Services Center or Tampa Water Department
Tampa, FL 33607 Tampa, FL 33602
Application for water service:
Attach the relevant Application Fee:
Peak or domestic flow of 50 gpm or less, no fireline
Peak domestic flow greater than 50 gpm, fire main, fire hydrant or infrastructure
Attach the following information to your application (if applicable):
Submit your application and attachments to:
Tampa Water Department
Tampa, FL 33602
Fax: (813) 274-7435
Please allow approximately 2 weeks for a response. The review process for applications is generally time critical for all applicants. Your patience is appreciated as your application is reviewed and processed in the order in which it was received. The completeness and integrity of submitted documentation is helpful in ensuring an efficient commitment process. Providing an email address on your application may decrease time used for questions or other communication.
Call the Tampa Water Department at (813) 274-8121 if you have questions.