Utilities - Electric, Water, Solid Waste
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 check your personal residence schedule for household garbage, RECYCLE or yard waste, click HERE.
Lawn Watering is governed by the State of Florida through the St. John's River Water Management District for city water. It 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 details (link to another page). Residential trash, yard & recycle are picked up by 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. Their local fax number is (772) 770-1516.
You may also send mail to Republic Services, 3905 Oslo Rd., Vero Beach, FL 32968.