Reclaimed Water

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Commonly requested information regarding reclaimed water.

How do I get reclaim service in my area?

Manatee County has a program where, via their tax bills, the residents pay for improvements to the reclaimed water system.  This program is known as the Assessment Program.  Other areas this program covers include sewer systems, roads, and streetlighting.  Click for more information on connecting to the County's reclaimed water system, or contact Sherri Robinson at 941-708-7450 Ext. 7334 or


What is reclaimed water?

Use of reclaimed water is taking what we once considered to be wastewater, giving it a high degree of treatment, and using the resulting high-quality reclaimed water for a new, beneficial use.  The Utilities Department supports the reclaimed water system in Manatee County.