It is illegal to tamper with Pasco County's water, reclaimed water or sewer systems, water meters, or fire hydrants. Doing so may result in property damage, public safety hazards and utility service interruptions. Illegally obtained water is considered a criminal offense.
Stealing or illegally using water, reclaimed water or sewer services, hydrant tapping, and connecting to whips poses serious contamination risks to the water supply as well as costly damage to the water delivery system. Ultimately water theft leads to higher rates for all customers.
Help prevent water theft and illegal usage by reporting suspicious behavior and activities to Pasco County Utilities with our online reporting form.
Customers located within Pasco County's Utilities service area who do not have access to water at their home are encouraged to contact Pasco County Utilities for legal options to obtain water.