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Public Utilities

The Public Utilities Department provides drinking water, wastewater treatment and disposal, solid waste (trash) collection and disposal, and recycling programs in service areas that are primarily in unincorporated Hillsborough County.

The department operates four major water treatment plants, seven wastewater treatment plants, a biosolids facility, a Resource Recovery Facility which turns processed waste into electricity, the Southeast County landfill, community collection centers, household electronics and chemical collections sites, and a number of administrative and field support facilities. 

Smoke Testing Coming to a Sewer Near You

Through April, crews will be checking the County sewer systems with a method called Smoke Testing. For information on Smoke Testing read these Frequently Asked Questions. Check this schedule to determine if testing will be taking place in your community.

Contact Information
Public Utilities

Customer Service Centers
South-Central: Brandon Support Operations Complex 
332 N. Falkenburg Road
Brandon, FL
P: 813-272-6680

15610 Premiere Drive
Tampa, FL
P: 813-272-6680

P: 813-272-5977
F: 813-272-5589
News and Events
Road Closure in Riverview and Precautionary Boil Water Notice Issued after Water Main Break Repaired
Hillsborough County water customers in the area near McMullen Loop and Dee Ellen Lane in Riverview are being advised to boil their water as a precautionary measure after a water main break late Tuesday that happened as a result of flooding. Read on...
Public Meeting Dec. 8 to Discuss Upper Tampa Bay Salinity Barrier Project
The Hillsborough County Public Utilities Department has scheduled a public information meeting on Monday, Dec. 8, to discuss a proposed demonstration project at an existing County site, located adjacent to Channel A on Montague Street. Read on...