Resident Basics

Utility Information

Cable Television

Spectrum, formerly Time Warner Cable, and AT&T provide cable services to Brea. Call 1(888) 892-2253 for Spectrum and 1(800) 310-2355 for AT&T.


Electricity is provided by the Southern California Edison Company. Call 1(800)655-4555.

Natural Gas

The Southern California Gas Co. provides natural gas to business and residential customers offering rebate, incentive, and training programs that can help you save energy and money and help the environment. Call 1(800) 427-2200 or visit their website today.

Oil Field Operators

Oil field operations continue in parts of Brea. Many wells pre-date city incorporation. Regulatory oversight is handled by State and Federal agencies, not the City of Brea. Should a resident observe a situation or have a question about a particular well site, they should contact the oil field operator representative. Nearby signage should indicate ownership and a well number.

Telephone Service

Various telephone carriers serve the City of Brea. The two primary services are: AT&T (1-800-310-2355) and Frontier Communications, formerly Verizon, (1-866-655-3222) who also offers FiOS services (1-877-706-5401). You may also want to check with your current land-line provider to see if they provide service within the City of Brea.

Trash & Waste Management

Trash collection is provided by the city through Republic Services, a private contractor. This charge is part of the City's monthly billing that also includes service related to water, sewer and storm drains. Here is a checklist for disposable material. To request a bulky item pick-up or to order a bin for construction projects, call (714) 238-2444. Visit Republic Services website for more info.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Center

It is illegal to dump hazardous waste materials into your regular trash. You may dispose of hazardous waste at the Household Hazardous Waste Collection Center located at:

1071 N. Blue Gum St.
Anaheim, CA 92825

The center is open Tuesday - Saturday, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Items accepted include:

  • Auto and furniture polish
  • Batteries
  • Herbicides and pesticides
  • Household cleaners
  • Motor oil and auto products
  • Paint and paint-related products
  • Pool / hobby supplies

For more information, call (714) 834-6752.

Water / City Utility Service

Brea's water is a blended supply purchased from the Metropolitan Water District and the California Domestic Water Company for distribution through the city-owned system. City utility bills include water, sewer, street sweeping, and trash collection and are distributed to customers monthly. Call 714-990-7687 to set up your service.