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Utilities - Electric, Water, Solid Waste

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The Town of Indian River Shores contracts for utility services.  The following are points of contact for further information and assistance:

Electric Service is provided by two entities, the City of Vero Beach (Old Winter Beach southward) and Florida Power and Light (FPL) from (roughly) Old Winter Beach Road north. 

To contact the City of Vero Beach regarding your electric service, please call (772) 978-5100 during normal business hours. 

To contact FPL anytime, please visit their website for answers to many questions or call 800-226-3545.

+*+*+ To report a street light out, please report to FPL (north of Old Winter Beach Road) here or call the City of Vero Beach 978-5400. +*+*

** To check your personal residence schedule for household garbage, RECYCLE or yard waste, click HERE.

To view information regarding electric utility rate relief, please click here.

Water Service is provided by the City of Vero Beach.  This includes your drinking water, sewer and irrigation water provision.  You may reach them by calling 772-978-5220.

Lawn Watering is governed by the State of Florida through the St. John's River Water Management District for city waterIt does not apply to watering using reuse water from a lake or supplied by agreement with the City of Vero Beach to certain neighborhoods. This is the brief rule:

  • Daylight Savings Time (spring & summer, 2nd Sunday in March through 1st Sunday in November) - between 4:01 pm and 10:59 am on Wednesday & Saturday (house numbers ending with an odd number), Thursday & Sunday (house numbers ending in an even number), or Tuesday & Friday (non-residential only).
  • Eastern Standard Time (fall & winter, 1st Sunday in November until the 2nd Sunday in March), only once weekly - Saturday for odd numbered houses, Sunday for even numbered houses, and Tuesday for non-residential addresses.
  • Please see other restrictions and allowances here, at the St. John River Water Management District website
  • For frequently asked questions (FAQs) about watering, please look here.

Solid Waste (house, yard & recycle) is picked up by Treasure Coast Refuse, a subsidiary of Republic Services.  They not only remove household trash, recyclables, and yard waste, they also have an exclusive right in this town for providing containers for construction/contractors use.  They may be contacted by calling 772-562-6620, press 2 for roll-off container service, press 3 and option 1 for Pay by Phone or option 2 for Customer Service. Tami Alexander, Office Manager, or Donna may be reached locally. Their fax number is 772-770-1516.

You may also send mail to Treasure Coast Refuse/Republic Services, 3905 Oslo Rd., Vero Beach, FL  32968

We respect your email privacy as much as possible.  E-mail addressess may be requested as a public record under Florida Statutes Chapter 119.  If you do not want your email address to have the potential to become public information, please call us at 772-231-1771, ext. 121 instead.

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Site Last Updated on:  June 22nd, 2017

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