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Cudjoe Regional Wastewater Service Area Contacts

The Cudjoe Regional Wastewater Service Area (CRWSA) will serve Monroe County residents and businesses on Lower Sugarloaf Key, Upper Sugarloaf Key, Cudjoe Key, Summerland Key, Ramrod Key, Little Torch Key, and Big Pine Key. The collection system and Facility are owned by Monroe County with the design, construction, and operation managed by the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority. The collection system is a combination of gravity and low pressure with sewage conveyed to the Cudjoe Regional Advanced Water Reclamation Facility ("Facility"). The Facility is located on Cudjoe Key at the former landfill site on Blimp Road. The Facility is currently permitted to treat 0.94 million gallons of wastewater daily with disposal of treated effluent to underground injection wells. For more details on the CRWSA and Facility, please visit http://www.cudjoewastewater.com/.

Public Records for CRWSA and Facility

Public Records including applications and permits for all portions of these projects are available in the Department's records management database, OCULUS. If you are unfamiliar with searching for records in OCULUS, please contact Gus Rios or Gary Hardie in the Marathon Branch Office at 305-289-7070.  Below are links to commonly requested document subjects associated with these projects.

All collection/transmission system documents for the Cudjoe Regional system may be searched for under Department permit number 295404.

All Facility documents for the Cudjoe Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant may be searched for under Department permit number FLA671932.

Documents relating to the NPDES Stormwater Construction Generic Permit for the Facility site. Project identification number FLR10ML45-001.  The operator of a regulated construction site must obtain an NPDES stormwater permit and implement appropriate pollution prevention techniques to minimize erosion and sedimentation and properly manage stormwater.

  • Cudjoe Regional Advanced Waste Water Reclamation Facility Disposal Wells - Documents

Permit numbers 295404-001-004-UC/5W and 295404-020-023 UO/5W are associated with Water Assurance Compliance Systems (WACS) 99871 and are the disposal wells at the wastewater facility.

Deep well documents are associated with Water Assurance Compliance Systems (WACS) 102467.

All documents relating to de-watering, drainage wells for the Cudjoe Regional project may be searched for under WACS identification number 101163. These permit documents Numbers 320631-001-037-UC/5D, 316845-001-026-UC/5D, 320631-001-037-UC/M5, 316845-053-058-UC/M5 are for the temporary wells associated with the collection system installation.

Documents relating to stormwater at the Cudjoe Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant may be searched for under Department permit number ERP_67347.

Includes Department solid waste documents related to the Cudjoe Landfill site (e.g. Cudjoe Key Landfill, Cudjoe Key Emergency Landfill, Cudjoe Key Transfer Station, etc.).

To learn more about connection and abandonment for current FDEP Permittees and non-residential, multi-building properties, please view or download the files below:





For questions relating to collection/transmission system or Facility permitting, please contact:


Maria Beltran

Operations Analyst II

(239) 344-5624


Gary Maier

Program Administrator

(239) 344-5664


For questions regarding connection and abandonment of existing FDEP permitted Facilities:


Gary Hardie

Environmental Specialist III

(305) 289-7074


Gus Rios

Program Administrator

(305) 289-7081






Last updated: October 12, 2016
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