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941.743.1200
18500 Murdock Circle
Port Charlotte, FL 33948

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Utilities Department

APWA Accreditation

Mission: To provide safe, reliable drinking water, reclaimed water and wastewater service for the enrichment of the community.

If you have a water or sewer emergency, please call us day or night at 941.764.4300 or toll-free 800.524.3494 if out of the area. We have a 24/7 response service.

Regular customer service phone hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. MondayFriday (except holidays).

Utilities customer payment center is open at the Murdock Administration Center, 18500 Murdock Circle, B109, in Port Charlotte, Monday–Friday 9 a.m., to 4 p.m. (except holidays).

View the draft Design Compliance Standards and Cross-Connection Control and Backflow Prevention Manual.


Utilities Director - Dave Watson

Dave Watson

Utilities Director

Dave Watson serves as the director of Utilities and oversees all divisions, staffing and projects.

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Department News

Charlotte County Utilities Reminds Residents of Water Conservation Measures

Charlotte County Utilities Reminds Residents of Water Conservation Measures

May 30, 2024 2:48 pm

The Charlotte County Utilities Department reminds residents of year-round water conservation measures. Due to the extreme heat and lack of rain we are seeing higher water usage for irrigation. Compared to last year we are averaging a million gallons more of usage per day. Without a reduction in water demands, we may be required to reduce pressure within the system to maintain storage levels.

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**REVISED** Atwater Street Closed

**REVISED** Atwater Street Closed

May 16, 2024 4:46 pm

Atwater St. south of the Hillsborough Blvd. intersection will be closed starting at 7 a.m. Thursday, May 23 Tuesday, May 28 through Friday, June 7. Detour signs will be in place to aid in travel through this area. Travelers are encouraged to choose an alternate route when possible. 

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Utilities Department Summer Internship Program

Utilities Department Summer Internship Program

April 9, 2024 4:15 pm

The Charlotte County Utilities Department is seeking applicants for its six-week summer internship program. Applicants must be current high school students. The paid internship program will give students hands-on experience while learning about water distribution, treatment facilities, and wastewater collection.

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