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The FDEP Southwest District regulates domestic wastewater facilities in the following counties: Citrus, Hardee, Hernando*, Hillsborough**, Manatee, Pasco*, Pinellas, and Polk.

*The Hernando and Pasco County Utility Departments permit domestic wastewater collection/transmission systems in their counties that are twelve inches or less in diameter and that will convey wastewater to county-owned wastewater treatment facilities.

**The Hillsborough County Environmental Protection Commission (HCEPC) permits domestic wastewater collection/transmission systems and domestic wastewater treatment facilities that do not discharge to surface water bodies.

Is your facility eligible for a 10-year permit? Click here for more information.


Compliance Assurance Program Contact Information

Edward Watson, Manager, Edward.Watson@dep.state.fl.us, # (813) 470-5875

The Southwest District office has created electronic mail boxes for submittal of reports in an electronic, PDF format. These mailboxes have been created to facilitate the submittal of reports electronically to a centralized location, eliminating the confusion of addressing these reports to individual staff members.

The electronic mailbox for submitting Domestic Wastewater reports to the Southwest District: SWD_DW@dep.state.fl.us


Permitting Contact Information

Cindy Zhang-Torres, Water Facilities Permitting Manager: cindy.zhang-torres@dep.state.fl.us, # (813)470-5736
Mauryn McDonald, P.E., Administrator:Mauryn.McDonald@dep.state.fl.us, # (813)470-5730
Water Facilities Permitting Team: SWD_WF_Permitting@dep.state.fl.us, # (813)470-5700

Permit Applications

10-Year Permit Information

Domestic Wastewater Forms

Collection/Transmission System Application Checklist

Applications may be submitted via email or in hardcopy.

  • Applications may be submitted via email in PDF format to SWD_WF_Permitting@dep.state.fl.us.
  • Hardcopy applications may be sent to the district office (a single set is sufficient, multiple copies are not needed).

Application fee payments must be submitted to the district office. Please contact the Permitting Team for fee information.


Domestic Wastewater Program
Southwest District Contacts

Last updated: September 12, 2014

D.E.P. Southwest District - TAMPA
13051 N. Telecom Parkway Temple Terrace, Fl. 33637 Phone: 813-470-5700
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