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The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote, and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, and community efforts.

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Drinking Water

Contact the Water Programs

  •  850-245-4240



    Mailing Address

    Bureau of Environmental Health, Water Programs 

    4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin A-08 

    Tallahassee, FL 32399-1710 

Phone list
Phone Numbers

Public Drinking Water Systems

Safe Drinking Water Act
Information about municipal water and other large water systems

Limited Use Public Drinking Water Systems
Smaller systems, but still larger than a single family home

Private Wells
Private and other Water Well Construction
Information about new water well construction

Delineated Areas
Areas of groundwater contamination and what affect they may have on your new water well

Private Well Testing
What private well owners should know about their wells

Well Monitoring Programs
Well Surveillance

Well sampling around sites of known or suspected man-caused contamination.
Mapping site

Cattle Dipping Vats
Information about Florida’s Agricultural Past

Chemical Information
Chemical Contaminants
Safe Drinking Water Limits and Fact Sheets

Boil Water Notices
When to issue a Boil water Notice
Guidelines for water systems and regulatory agencies

2024 Guidelines for Restaurants Operating Under a Boil Water Notice (pdf) - <1mb, opens in a new window

Emergency Bulk Transport of Drinking Water (pdf)

Boil Water Notices (State of Emergency)
List of systems under a boil water notice during a natural disaster.