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Lake Tarpon - Hydrant Flushing Valve

Jun 10, 2021
    
We would like to advise customers of Lake Tarpon of the flushing of water lines (fire hydrants) scheduled for your area on Friday, June, 11, 2021. The flushing will begin at 10:00am and end at approximately 4:00pm. Please limit water use during these times.
 
Customers may experience brief periods of lower than normal water pressure, possible cloudy water and/or temporary discoloration. We suggest customers refrain from doing laundry until the flushing is complete and service returns to normal. Once the flushing is complete, normal water quality and pressure will be restored to your home. Should you experience any water quality issues following this work, we would ask that you please try flushing your cold-water line for approx. 2-3 minutes. If this does not improve the quality, please contact us immediately.
Flushing is done to ensure the best possible water quality.
 
Thank you for your understanding!

Update Regarding Irrigation Audits

May 22, 2020
Due to #COVID19 social distancing we will not be conducting irrigation audits when the control box is on the interior of a residence (including the garage).

We are working to keep our team healthy so we are able to continue to deliver quality water
service to our customers.

If you have any questions please reach out to Customer Service. Thank you!

Notice of Application for Amendment to Certificate of Authorization to Extend Service Area

Jan 24, 2020
Docket No. 20190199-WS - Application for quick-take of amendment of Certificate Nos. 278-W and 225-S to add territory in Seminole County by Utilities, Inc. of Florida

Notice is hereby given on the January 24, 2020 day of January, 2020, pursuant to Section 367.045, Florida Statutes, and Section 25-30.036, Florida Administrative Code, of the Application for quick take amendment of Water and Wastewater Certificates in Seminole County by Utilities, Inc. of Florida, 200 Weathersfield Ave., Altamonte Springs, Florida 32714 to provide water and wastewater service in Section 8, Township 21 South, Range 29 East, generally consisting of the address 2661 Sand Lake Road, Longwood, FL 32779. This legal description has been simplified and to obtain a copy of the exact legal description please contact Martin Friedman at 407-310-2077 or mfriedman@deanmead.com.

Any objections to the Application must be made in writing and filed with the Commission
Clerk, Office of Commission Clerk, Florida Public Service Commission, 2540 Shumard Oak Boulevard, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0850, no later than February 24, 2020, with a copy to Martin S. Friedman, Esquire, Dean Mead, 420 S. Orange Ave., Suite 700, Orlando, Florida 32801. The objection must state the grounds for the objection with particularity.

Utilities, Inc. of Florida
200 Weathersfield Ave.
Altamonte Springs, FL 32714
Phone: (866) 842-8432


Alert - Stop Utility Scammers!

Aug 16, 2019
Utility scams are on the rise!

If you receive a suspicious e-mail, call or text from someone claiming to be from your water company, reach out to our Customer Service team before sharing any personal or financial information. Some scammers ask you to pay via a certain service like Zelle. Verify with us through our Customer Service team or your MyUtilityConnect account.

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Notification of Treatment Change to Chlorine Dioxide

May 30, 2019
This notice is an update to our previous notice. Utilities Inc. of Florida – Lake Utility Services (“UIF”) is actively working with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (“FDEP”) towards improvements in your water supply treatment facility. Recently, the consulting engineering firm, Kimley-Horn and UIF evaluated and demonstrated a new pre-treatment system to reduce disinfection by-products (DBPs) known as Total Trihalomethanes (TTHMs). An initial testing program, as part of a comprehensive study, of the proposed system was conducted and has shown favorable results for a significant reduction of TTHMs.

This new proposed system involves adding an alternative form of chlorine (chlorine dioxide), as a pre-treatment at UIF’s Greater Groves treatment facility (Public Water System No. 3354881). Chlorine dioxide has been approved by the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) and the FDEP for use as pre-treatment in drinking water.
Liquid chlorine (sodium hypochlorite) will still be used as the primary disinfectant following the chlorine dioxide addition. In order to more effectively study the benefits of the new treatment, a 6-week pilot testing program was completed and demonstrated successful results. As such, UIF applied for and received approval to implement the pre-treatment system for the potable water supply. The new chlorine dioxide system involves equipment that mixes and injects chlorine dioxide in the water supply at UIF’s Greater Groves treatment facility.

Customers on dialysis are advised to contact their physician to obtain the appropriate steps needed to accommodate the change in water treatment to chlorine dioxide pre-treatment. Customers who have fish tanks or aquatic species are advised to contact their pet store or aquarium dealer to avoid any problems associated with chlorine dioxide pre-treatment.

The chlorine dioxide treatment equipment will be placed in service no sooner than 7 days from the distribution date of this notice. You should not notice any difference in water quality, yet the supply will be safe and meet the drinking water requirements of the FDEP with reduced TTHM’s.

The new chlorine dioxide pre-treatment system will be monitored daily per federal EPA and state FDEP drinking water regulations. The system is expected to continue to demonstrate the effectiveness of chlorine dioxide pre-treatment to reduce TTHM’s.
 

Should you have any questions, the point of contact for Utilities Inc. of Florida – Lake Utility Services is Scotty Haws. Scotty can be reached at 866.842.8432 ext. 1362 or by email atslhaws@uiwater.com

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