What you need to know about The Village of Pinecrest City Water Service Connection and Installation

Excavator digging city water line in Pinecrest, FL.In the beginning of 2022 The Village of Pinecrest FL began construction on the Potable Water Project, aimed at providing residents with access to city water service. As of September 12, 2022, 60% of the new proposed water lines had been installed, with remaining phases already underway. For more information about the progress of the project, click here to visit The Village of Pinecrest’s webpage for updates to the Potable Water Project (note: link opens in a new window).

How do I get started connecting to the new Pinecrest City Water Service?

To initiate the process, residents are directed to the Miami-Dade County Water and Sewer Department (MD-WASD) to establish an Account and setting of a water meter. In addition to applicable fees, residents have been advised to reach out to a licensed plumber prior to meter installation to determine the best place to install the water meter box in the swale of their property. In most cases, the best place to position the meter box is on the same side of the house as the current well, but depending on your particular property, the ideal location may vary.

The office can be reached Monday – Friday during regular business hours at (786) 268-5360 or (786) 315-2717.  

How can Coral Gables Plumbing can help me with the Pinecrest water service connection?

Water meter location for Pinecrest city water connection.After initiating the process to become registered with MD-WASD, property owners must then go to The Village of Pinecrest to obtain a plumbing permit. Coral Gables plumbing will assist you in obtaining the permits and will walk you through the entire process from start to finish to determine the best plan of action for your particular property. Steps include:

  • Request plumbing permit
  • Applicant must contract a certified (licensed) plumber
  • Obtain approval from the Department of Health for the well abandonment or conversion to irrigation well
  • Obtain approval from any other departments or agencies, as required by your municipality.

Once the water connection is completed:

  • The Village of Pinecrest will conduct a final inspection
  • The Village of Pinecrest will provide a copy of the final inspection to DERM as proof of connection
  • DERM will close the Notice of Required Connection case

To get started and discuss your options for installing city water to your Pinecrest home or business, including costs and timeline, contact Coral Gables Plumbing at (305) 254-3434 today.