Thinking about connecting to the JEA Water System? See below fow answers to many commonly asked connection questions.
A licensed plumber can assist you with determining the proper size meter for your home. Most homes will require a ¾ -inch meter.
The costs are broken down on the meter application (PDF).
Fees must be paid prior to connecting to the JEA Water System. If you have specific questions please contact JEA’s Water and Sewer Pre- Service Counter at
Yes. The City of Jacksonville Utility Tap-In Program (UTIP) offers deferred payment loans to assist low to moderate income residents citywide with water line connection fees and associated plumbing costs.
Learn more on the
UTIP website or by calling
Once connected to the system, you will see the new water charges added to your monthly JEA bill along with your electric usage.
The basic monthly charge for a ¾-inch meter is $18.90. You will also be billed for your water consumption, which is billed on a tiered basis.
Water consumption is billed at $0.93 per thousand gallons for the first 6,000 gallons; $2.60 per thousand gallons for the next 14,000 gallons; and $5.60 for every thousand gallons after the amount consumed goes over 20,000 gallons.
Yes, please visit our Ways to Save section.
Conserving water at home will save you money. It will also help us to preserve the Floridan aquifer.
The Annual Water Quality Report provides information on JEA’s water treatment systems, any contaminants found in the water, and answers to frequently asked questions.
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