Aerial of Riverfont Park

Project Updates

The Tampa Water Department provides drinking water to over 716,000 people who live and work in the City of Tampa and sections of unincorporated Hillsborough County. We maintain and operate a water distribution system that covers a 219 square mile service area. Our system includes:

  • Over 2,200 miles of water mains
  • 3 pressure zones
  • 5 re-pump stations
  • 50,000 valves
  • 14,000 hydrants
  • 1 water treatment facility

Our work crews, as well as private contractors, are continually at work ensuring that our customers have access to safe, high-quality drinking water.