GRUE - Murphree Water
The Gainesville Regional Utilities (GRU), a multi-service utility owned by the City of Gainesville, provides water for about 190,600 residents living in the Gainesville area. Established in 1891, the Gainesville Regional Utilities (GRU) collects all of its water from the massive Floridan Aquifer lying underneath the metropolitan area.
Gainesville Drinking Water Quality
Consumer Confidence Water Quality Reports
Under the authority of the Safe Drinking Water Act, the EPA requires GRUE - Murphree Water to assess local water quality each year and distribute a Consumer Confidence Water Quality Report.
The information in this report includes the source of your water, whether your water meets EPA standards, detailed tables of detected contaminants, detailed descriptions of those contaminants, possible reasons why they're present, and potential health effects (if any).
Read the Consumer Confidence Report for Gainesville main water system here:
Contact GRUE - Murphree Water Customer Service
Have a Question, Issue or Comment?
Main Customer Service
352-334-3434 (Mon–Fri, 6:00 AM–6:00 PM)
"No email provided. Please visit the contact form." (https://www.gru.com/MyHome/ProductsServices/Water.aspx)
Emergency (24 hours - broken water main or pipeline, etc.)
Pay Your Gainesville Regional Utilities (GRU) Bill
Already have an account?
If you already have an account, you just need to login to the Gainesville Regional Utilities (GRU) site. Gainesville Regional Utilities (GRU) accepts credit cards, debit, and direct deposit. Click here to login.
Want to create a new account?
You can create a new account on the Gainesville Regional Utilities (GRU) website. Once you create the account, you can setup payment with credit, debit, or direct deposit. Click here to create an account.
Want to pay without an account?
You can make a one-time payment without creating an account. You will need to have your credit or debit card in order to make the one time payment. Click here to make a one time payment.
How to Start Water Service
Starting Your Service
When you move to a new home in Gainesville, you'll most likely already have running water, but you'll still need to set up water service with the Gainesville Regional Utilities (GRU). Luckily, has made it pretty simple with the following online form. Starting service generally takes just two business days.
Stopping Your Service
When you move out of a home in Gainesville, you'll need to stop your water service with the Gainesville Regional Utilities (GRU), so you don't keep getting billed. Simply fill out the following online form. Stopping service normally takes just two business days.