• Building Green – The Solid Waste Services building is the first commercial building in North Florida and the second in the state to receive the LEED Silver Certification.
  • C. H. Corn Hydroelectric Plant – one of only two hydroelectric plants in the state of Florida.
  • Net Metering – Install solar power to see your electric meter “spin backwards”.
  • Sam O. Purdom Generating Station – uses state-of-the-art technology to generate power at a rate 30% more efficient than older generating systems and “Zero-Discharge Technology.”
  • Schools on Solar – Schools on Solaris a partnership between Your Own Utilities and the Leon County School District to install solar PV and thermal systems at local schools.
  • Solar Energy – Power from the sun. Find out more about local solar projects.
  • Solar Energy Map – View an interactive map of local solar installations
  • Tree Trimming – We are a Tree Line, USA Utility and Tree City, USA.
  • Trees to Plant Under Power Lines – A recommended list.
  • Are you starving your Smart Cart? Find out more about recycling.Hazardous WasteFind out what hazardous waste is and how to properly dispose of it.
  • RecyclingRecycling is easy and helps our environment, creates jobs and saves energy.
  • Yard WasteIs composting the answer? Find out more.
  • Aquifer Protection – The City of Tallahassee and Leon County are working together to protect ground water in our community.
  • Cross Connection – A cross connection is a permanent or temporary connection between potable drinking water and anything which can pollute or contaminate the water supply.
  • Tram Road Reuse Facility – The facility is part of the City’s commitment to using treated wastewater in innovative and environmentally sensitive ways.
  • Wastewater -The City of Tallahassee’s sanitary sewer collection system is comprised of approximately 675 miles of gravity pipe and is connected to over 15,000 manhole
  • Water Quality – Read the latest Water Quality Report and find out more about your water in Tallahassee.
  • Water Utility Environmental Management Systems Brochure – Information on EMS, Contractor Responsibilities, Certification. (399 kb PDF)
  • Water Utility Environmental Policy Statement – Your Water Utility’s commitment to our environment.
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Community Programs

  • Good Neighbor Program – The GOOD NEIGHBOR PROGRAM is designed to help low-income senior citizens age 65 and older, low-income families with children under the age of five, and disabled persons living independently during the peak heating and cooling months of the year when the need is greatest.
  • Change for Change – A program allowing utility customers to support services for the homeless.
  • Facility Tours – Come see how your utilities work.
  • Helping Hands – This courtesy service is provided to our Solid Waste customers who are physically unable to roll containers to the curb.
  • Project Share – Neighbors helping neighbors.

Children running and playingUtility Projects

  • Eastern Transmission Line Project – The Eastern Transmission line is being built in order to help increase electric reliability in the eastern part of Tallahassee, where development has outpaced construction of electric transmission lines and substations, creating a reliability concern.
  • Integrated Resource Planning Project – Integrated Resource Planning (IRP) is a recurring effort undertaken by the City’s Electric Utility to identify the preferred mix of supply and demand-side resources that will meet projected customer demand, provide service reliability and resource diversity at the lowest possible cost.
  • Killearn Lakes Plantation I & II Sewer Project – Providing safe and sanitary sewer service to Killearn Lakes Plantation. Information on how to connect, loan programs and billing information.
  • Stormwater Management Capital Projects
  • Tram Road Reuse Facility – The facility is part of the City’s commitment to using treated wastewater in innovative and environmentally sensitive ways.

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