The Hillsborough County Water of HCPUD or Hillsborough County Public Utilities Department, South Central Distriict, provides drinking water and wastewater treatment service to unincorporated Hillsborough County provides water for about 373,436 residents living in the Lithia area. Established in 1834, the Hillsborough County Water collects water from a blend of groundwater, treated surface water and desalinated seawater purchased from (1) Tampa Bay Regional Groundwater Plant, (2) Tampa Bay Water Reg. Surface Water Plant, and (3) Tampa Bay Wellfields for Wholesale.
Lithia Drinking Water Quality
Consumer Confidence Water Quality Reports
Under the authority of the Safe Drinking Water Act, the EPA requires Hcpud/South-Central 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 Lithia main water system here:
Contact Hcpud/South-Central Customer Service
Have a Question, Issue or Comment?
Main Customer Service
407-897-4100 (Mon–Fri, 7:00 AM–5:30 PM)
Emergency (24 hours - broken water main or pipeline, etc.)
Pay Your Hillsborough County Water - South-Central Bill
Already have an account?
If you already have an account, you just need to login to the Hillsborough County Water - South-Central site. Hillsborough County Water - South-Central 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 Hillsborough County Water - South-Central 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 Lithia, you'll most likely already have running water, but you'll still need to set up water service with the Hillsborough County Water - South-Central. 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 Lithia, you'll need to stop your water service with the Hillsborough County Water - South-Central, so you don't keep getting billed. Simply fill out the following online form. Stopping service normally takes just two business days.