• Precautionary Boil Water Notice Rescinded Saturday

    The Precautionary Boil Water Notice issued by Polk County Utilities on Thursday, June 14 has been rescinded. This was only a precaution, due to loss of water pressure during storms that evening. About 7,100 customers in the Southwest Region of Polk County, located in subdivisions and places of business west of Carter Road, south of W. Pipkin Road, east of County Line Road and north of SR 60 were...

  • BoCC Agenda Review Meeting Friday

    Bartow, Fla. (June 13, 2018) —  The Board of County Commissioners will meet at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, June 15, 2018 in Room 407 of the County Administration Building, 330 W. Church Street, Bartow. The agenda for the meeting includes:

    I.     Welcome – Commissioner Dantzler, Chair

    II.    Winter Haven City Manager & Staff

  • Precautionary Boil Water Notice Issued for Southwest Polk

    Polk County Utilities issued a Department of Health required PRECAUTIONARY BOIL WATER NOTICE due to a loss of pressure in the area of Southwest Polk Thursday morning.

    This notice is for customers located in subdivisions and places of business west of Carter Road, south of West Pipkin Road, east of County Line Road, and north of State Road 60 in the Southwest Region Public Water System.

    As a...

  • CSX Closing Two Crossings in Auburndale

    Bartow, Fla. (June 12, 2018) — A weeklong railroad crossing repair project by CSX Transportation will close Bridgers Avenue and Ariana Avenue in downtown Auburndale Thursday morning. Both streets will close together since the railroad crosses near their intersection. Traffic will be briefly detoured around the combined work zone and motorists can expect minor delays when traveling through this...

  • Polk County Utilities Annual Water Quality Reports Available

    BARTOW, Fla. (June 7, 2018) – The annual Water Quality Reports for all 18 public water systems operated by Polk County Utilities are available online for review or download. Go to, then click on the “Water Quality Reports” icon.

    To request a paper copy, please call the Polk County Utilities office at (863) 298-4100.


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