Citrus County’s water comes from ground water wells.
The well water for Citrus County Utilities Division water plants is chlorinated to inactivate bacteria.
Citrus County constantly monitors water quality to comply with Federal and State safe drinking water standards. Water is monitored daily by our FDEP (Florida Department of Environmental Protection) certified operators and the outside contract State Certified Laboratory.
No. Some people prefer bottled water for reasons of taste and personal preference, especially for drinking and making coffee or tea but it is not necessary for health or safety.
Contact the Citrus County Environmental Health Office at the Lecanto Health Department, 3700 W. Sovereign Path, Lecanto, FL., at (352) 527-5295.
Call Citrus County Utilities at (352) 527-7650. They can identify what utilities are available to serve the property. You can also look at the maps section of this website to get information on which utility company serves specific areas of Citrus County.
For more information on your drinking water, contact your local water supplier.
You can also contact your state drinking water program, EPA's Safe Drinking Water Hotline at (800) 426-4791 or contact the Environmental Protection Agency for more information.