Wastewater Division

REPORT A WATER LEAK OR SEWER CLOG

Emergency
Hours
Phone Number
Water/Sewer24 hours / 7 days813-749-1226
Water3:30 p.m. to 12 a.m.813-486-2487
Water 12 a.m. to 6 a.m.813-486-2846
Sewer3:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.813-433-8131
Sewer11 p.m. to 7 a.m.813-433-8129
  1. toilet is not a trashcan
  2. No f.o.g. down the drain

Items like wipes, cotton balls, and dental floss may be labelled as "flushable", but they are not. These items do not break down like toilet paper in the wastewater system and cause clogs to form. These clogs will grow to create back-ups and overflows throughout the wastewater system. Only flush the 3 P’s:

  1. Pee
  2. Poo
  3. (Toilet) Paper

Lift station in OldsmarDo Not Flush:

  • Baby and/or adult cleaning wipes
  • Medication
  • Dental floss
  • Cotton swabs and balls
  • Feminine hygiene products (maxi pads, tampons, & wrappers)
  • Bandages
  • Kitty litter
  • Paper towels
  • Hair

Also, please note that clogs within sanitary sewer piping (sewer lateral) on the homeowner’s property are the homeowner’s responsibility. Please avoid the unnecessary mess and plumbing charges by following this simple rule.

To learn more about water and sewer use in Oldsmar, click on the City Ordinances below:

Chapter 70 Article II: Water and Sewer System

Chapter 70 Article III: Sewer Use