Sarasota County has approximately 87,000 water connections, 74,000 sewer connections and 3,000 reuse connections. Our water service began in 1975 and includes:
wells along University Parkway (six wells mixed with Manatee County water);
wells on the T. Mabry Carlton Jr. Reserve (including our treatment plant that uses electrodialysis reversal processing);
Venice Gardens well fields (including our treatment plant that uses reverse osmosis processing); and
purchased water from Manatee County and Peace River / Manatee Regional Water Supply Authority.
Sarasota County’s sewer services began in 1988. We have eight wastewater treatment plants.