What can’t you do with reclaimed water?
  • Do not drink reclaimed water
  • Do not connect any pipes to your reclaimed water pipes
  • Do not connect your reclaimed water pipes to any other pipes.
  • Do not use reclaimed water to fill swimming pools, hot tubs, or wading pools.
  • Do not use reclaimed water to irrigate edible crops (i.e., vegetables or fruits) that WILL Not be peeled, skinned, or cooked before being eaten.
  • Do not use reclaimed water to irrigate vegetable gardens.
  • Do not use hose bibs to wash your car or your boat. Deltona prohibits the use of hose bibs [per Rule 62-610.469(3), F.A.C] as they are the leading cause of backflow accidents which could contaminate the drinking water supply.

Reclaimed water quality… Deltona Water ensures that all reclaim water meets or exceeds the water quality requirements established by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. Furthermore each year, Deltona Water analyzes the reclaimed water for parameters listed as drinking water standards. While reclaimed water is not required to meet drinking water standards, the system analyzes the reclaim water to ensure the highest quality possible for the residents of Deltona.

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1. Why are there flags and paint in my yard?
2. When do I get my deposit returned?
3. Why is there a strong taste of chlorine in my water?
4. What is reclaimed water?
5. How much is my deposit?
6. What can’t you do with reclaimed water?
7. What can you do with reclaimed water?
8. Why use reclaimed water?
9. How do I know if I have Reclaimed / Reuse Water?
10. I saw a Deltona Water employee or a Fire Dept. employee letting water run out of a pipe or a hydrant out onto the ground. Isn’t that wasting water?
11. Why is my water brown?
12. What is the water pressure at my house?
13. What is the hardness of the water?
14. How can I protect myself and my home from a Water Utility Service imposter?
15. How do I check for a leak?
16. How do I read my water meter?
17. Why are my services being disconnected when my current bill is not due yet?
18. How is the late fee calculated?
19. How can I set up Auto-Bill Pay to have my checking or savings account automatically debited and my account paid monthly?
20. How do I find my account online?
21. How can I login and pay my bill online?
22. How can I pay my bill?
23. When is my bill due?
24. What is a base charge?
25. How am I billed?