Establishing Water 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 CountyTemple Terrace or Pasco County to obtain water service.

If "yes," access and complete the necessary forms, including any required supplemental forms or other information, for your location/project and then submit your application online.

Single Family Residential (Legacy Forms and Applications)

  • A separate application and $50 application fee is required for each residence.
  • Only one (1) domestic water meter is permitted for each premise or legal description.

Utility Service Application for Single Family Residence/Duplex 

Application for Irrigation Meter    

Mail completed applications to Development Service Center, 1400 N. Boulevard, Tampa 33607 or Tampa Water Department, 306 E. Jackson St., 5E, Tampa 33602.

Multi-Family and/or Non-Residential/Subdivision Development (Legacy Forms and Applications)

  • A separate application fee (see Fee Schedule) is required for each individual application.
  • Only one (1) domestic water meter can be installed for each premise or legal description.

Utility Service Application for Multi-Family/Non-Residential Developments 

Mail completed applications to Development Service Center, 1400 N. Boulevard, Tampa 33607 or Tampa Water Department, 306 E. Jackson St., 5E, Tampa 33602.

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. 

Disclaimer of Liability

The City of Tampa Water Department (TWD) makes documents, project specifications, reports and drawings available to the public in both hard copy and electronic formats for informational purposes only.  No warranty either expressed or implied is made regarding the content, accuracy or reliability of this information.  The reuse of this information on another project will be at such a person's or entity's sole risk.  TWD reserves the right to revise, update and improve these details without notice and assumes no responsibility as a result of their use.  TWD makes every effort to ensure information provided in electronic format is virus free, however TWD assumes no responsibility for any damage whatsoever caused by the electronic installation of this information.  The user agrees to indemnify the City of Tampa from any and all claims, damages, losses and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees arising out of or related to such unauthorized reuse, change or alteration of any information provided.  Use of the provided information indicates that use accepts the above conditions.

Call the Tampa Water Department at (813) 274-7405 if you have questions.