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Well Registration

Register Your Private Well

The City of St. Petersburg is requesting all customers using private wells for irrigating their landscapes to register their wells. There is no fee for registration.

Well registration will serve as a means of accurately identifying private well use throughout the City. Registering will also assist water restriction compliance staff in enforcing current water restrictions, and in identifying favorable locations for future private wells. A site inspection may be scheduled to verify the existence of a well. 

Register your private well



Effective June 5, 2017, St. Petersburg is under a Modified Phase III Water Shortage Order as defined by the Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD) and is committed to water conservation.

Please note that the restrictions on outdoor water use are for St. Petersburg water customers located within city limits only. If you live outside city limits or receive your water bill from another entity, please check with your municipality, Pinellas County, or the SWFWMD for current water restrictions in your area. 

Due to below normal rainfall, reduced river levels, and increasing water supply concerns, a Water Shortage has been declared by the Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD) for several counties including Pinellas. The Order (#2017-014) will remain in effect through August 1, 2017, unless changed by the SWFWMD. 

­ Key Water Shortage Order Information ­

-               The Order applies to properties watering with potable (city) water, water from private wells, or private connections to surface water sources (lakes, ponds, etc.).

-               Residents should adjust their irrigation timer to ensure the settings are correct, as Restriction Enforcement Activities will continue to be enhanced.

-               Watering is limited to once a week. Details of watering restrictions for St. Petersburg water customers located within city limits are found below.

• Irrigation of established lawns and landscapes is allowed from 5-9 a.m. or 7-11 p.m. 
• Addresses ending in an even number may irrigate on Saturday Only
• Addresses ending in an odd number may irrigate on Sunday Only
• Hand watering of non-lawnlandscape is allowed any day at any time, if needed.
•Hand watering of lawn / turf is allowed ONLY during designated watering day and times. An automatic shutoff device   must be installed on the hose and used at all times.
•Micro-irrigation (low-flow or drip irrigation) is allowed any day at any time, if needed. 

Potable (city) Water           even odd
Private Well or Surface Water           even odd
Reclaimed Water (voluntary)    even  odd even odd even odd

View all St. Petersburg Water Restrictions

The City of St. Petersburg encourages citizens to use all water resources efficiently and to limit all use wherever possible. For more information on water conservation, please call 893-7261.

Thank you for conserving our valuable water resources.

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