Drinking Water Program
The FDEP Southwest District regulates potable water systems in the following counties: Citrus, Hardee, Hernando*, Manatee, Pasco*, and Pinellas.
*The Hernando and Pasco County Utility Departments permit the construct of water distribution mains in their counties that are twelve inches or less in diameter and that will distribute drinking water from county-owned drinking water facilities .
Compliance Assurance Program Contact Information
Edward Watson, Manager, Edward.Watson@dep.state.fl.us, # (813) 470-5875
The Southwest District office has created electronic mail boxes for submittal of reports in an electronic, PDF format. These mailboxes have been created to facilitate the submittal of reports electronically to a centralized location, eliminating the confusion of addressing these reports to individual staff members.
The electronic mailbox for submitting Potable Water reports to the SWD: SWD_PW@dep.state.fl.us
Permitting Contact Information
Steve Thompson, Engineering Specialist IV:
Steve.Thompson@dep.state.fl.us, # (813)470-5732
Applications may be submitted via email or in hardcopy.
Application fee payments must be submitted to the district office. Please contact the Permitting Team for fee information.
Last updated: October 08, 2013
D.E.P. Southwest District - TAMPA
13051 N. Telecom Parkway Temple Terrace, Fl. 33637 Phone: 813-470-5700
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