The City of Tampa makes portable meters available for temporary water service from a fire hydrant for construction or a similar temporary use.
How to Request a Temporary Portable Water Meter
To get a temporary portable water meter, you must:
- Submit a completed application.
- Recommended Application Method: Send your application via email to email@example.com.
- Alternate Application Method: Mail your application to City of Tampa, Development Services, 1400 N Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33607. Once approved, you will be provided with an account number which will enable you to pay the required deposit and service fees online. A service order to set the meter will be scheduled after payment has been credited to your account.
- Pay all required deposit and installation fees to begin service. Payments can be submitted online or by mailing a check or money order along with your application to the following address: City of Tampa, Central Cashiering at 306 E Jackson St, 7th Floor, Tampa, FL 33602.
Portable Meter Service Fees & Billing Questions
Customers requesting a portable meter must submit a completed application and pay an upfront $700 deposit as well as a $60 installation fee for each portable meter.
The initial term of service is six (6) months, with extensions of three (3) months. Extensions must be requested in writing before the expiration of the current term.
All questions regarding the bill including charges, account maintenance, rates, deposit on file, fees, etc. should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.