The Field Operations Division is responsible for ensuring the distribution of finished potable and reclaimed water to residents and businesses, as well as the collection of wastewater to the wastewater facility for treatment.
Field operations crews maintain over 400 miles of water mains; 340 miles of sewer gravity and force mains; and 125 miles of reclaimed water lines.
In addition, our specialized and well trained crews perform testing and maintenance for over 2,800 fire hydrants in the system and regular routine inspection of over 6,100 manholes.
Regularly scheduled maintenance and repair of the water, wastewater, and reclaimed systems is performed between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. Call 386-506-5955 during regular business hours Monday through Friday.
Personnel are also available after business hours as well as weekends and holidays to respond to emergency water and sewer line breaks. In the event of an emergency call, call the Public Utilities 24-hr hotline at 386-756-5380.
Painted Marks or Flags on the Sidewalks, Roadways, or Yards
Flags or markings are normally used for locating underground utility lines. Locates are required prior to digging to prevent utility line damage. The different colors represent different utilities. Listed below are the color codes.
Blue - Potable (drinking) water
Green - Sewers and drain lines
Orange - Communication, alarm or signal lines, cables or conduit
Pink - Temporary survey markings
Purple - Reclaimed water, irrigation and slurry lines
Red - Electric power lines, cables, conduit and lighting cables
White - Proposed excavation
Yellow - Gas, oil, steam, petroleum or gaseous materials
For further information regarding locates for utilities you may visit or call Sunshine State One Call of Florida, Inc. Sunshine 811