City of Arcadia, Florida


The City of Arcadia Utilities Department works to enhance the quality of life of all residents by providing safe, reliable drinking water, wastewater collection, and reclaimed water to our customers.  This involves daily operational activities and Utility Projects.

The Utilities Department also works closely with agencies such as the South Florida Water Management Districts, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and other municipalities in Sarasota to provide for future demand through planning and water conservation measures.

Water Treatment Plant Division

Waste Water Treatment Plant Division

Water & Sewer System Division

Utility Billing Division

State Road and City Lighting Division


Contact Information for Utilities

Lee Snyder, Director –

Water Treatment Plant – 863-494-1626;;

Waste Water Treatment Plant – 863-494-3464;

Emergency Numbers:

  • 863-990-0133 (City of Arcadia On-Call – after hours)
  • DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office – 863-993-4700

The City of Arcadia website is undergoing modifications to provide enhanced access to documents for disabled individuals who are visually impaired and to comply with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to make reasonable accommodations. If you would like to obtain a document not currently provided on the website, please contact our City Clerk, Penny Delaney, at 863-494-4114 Ext. 301 or Thank you for your patience and understanding as we implement these changes.

Florida has a very broad public records law. Most written communications, to or from local officials regarding city business, are public records available to the public and media upon request. Your email communications may be subject to public disclosure.