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The Island Water Association, Inc. is a non-profit, member-owned potable water utility. Using reverse osmosis and taking water from deep wells, we produce the drinking water for Sanibel and Captiva Islands, off the Gulf coast of Lee County, Florida. We are governed by an unpaid Board of Directors and have 30 employees working at IWA in Production, Distribution, Engineering, Maintenance and Administration. IWA is currently serving 5,174 accounts.

 

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Latest Capital Project

Caloosa Shores Subdivision

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Current Irrigation Restrictions

 

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South Florida Water Management District has the following watering restrictions for Sanibel for existing landscaping:

    • Residents/Businesses with an odd numbered street address may water on Monday and Thursday, between 12 AM to 9 AM or 5 PM to 12 AM.
    • Residents/Businesses with an even numbered street address, no street address, or those that irrigate both even and odd addresses may water on Tuesday and Friday, between 12 AM to 9 AM or 5 PM to 12 AM.
  • Following are watering restrictions for Captiva and unincorporated Lee County for existing landscaping:

    • Residents/Businesses with an odd numbered street address may water on Wednesday and Saturday, between 12 AM to 9 AM or 5 PM to 12 AM.
    • Residents/Businesses with an even numbered street address or no street address my water on Thursday and Sunday, between 12 AM to 9 AM or 5 PM to 12 AM.
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    For more information on watering restrictions, watering new landscaping, applying lawn maintenance products, and frequently asked questions, visit https://www.sfwmd.gov/community-residents/landscape-irrigation.

     

    2021 SEDA Award Winner!

    The Island Water Association, Inc. has won the Southeast Desalting Association’s 2021 Outstanding Membrane Plant Award for small facilities!

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    Important Updates

    The 2020 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report is now available here and on our Reports page.

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