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Domestic Wastewater Wetlands in the Central District

 

For more details on any of these facilities, please contact the Domestic Wastewater Section of the Central District Office or the Wastewater to Wetlands Coordinator at 850-245-8605.

Blue Heron

  • Man-made Wetland
  • Blue Heron Water Reclamation Facility, City of Titusville
  • Permitted capacity 6.75 MGD
  • Approximately 264 acres
  • Been in operation since around 1990
  • Located in Titusville, Brevard County
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Boot Wetland

  • Natural Receiving Wetland
  • Boot Wetland, Poinciana Utilities
  • Permitted capacity 0.255 MGD as backup discharge to reuse (APRICOT)
  • Approximately 115 acres of cypress-gum wetlands
  • Been in operation since around 1985
  • Located in Poinciana, Osceola County

Indian River

  • Man-made Wetland
  • West Regional WWTF, Indian River County Utility Department (IRCUD)
  • Permitted capacity 42.0 MGD
  • Approximately 169 acres of treatment/reuse system
  • Been in operation since around 1994
  • Located west of Vero Beach, Indian River County

Leesburg

  • Natural Receiving Wetland
  • Leesburg WWTF
  • Permitted capacity 0.57 MGD
  • Approximately 500 acres in the Okahumpka Swamp
  • Been in operation since around 1997
  • Located in Leesburg, Lake County

Orange County Eastern Service Area (OCESA) Wetlands

  • Combination Man-made and Natural Receiving Wetlands
  • Eastern Water Reclamation Facility, Orange County Public Utilities Division
  • Permitted capacity 6.2 MGD
  • Approximately 150 acres of constructed wetlands and 150 acres of natural wetlands
  • Flow train: distribution man-made wetlands to natural wetlands to redistribution man-made wetlands to natural wetlands and out through exit natural wetlands
  • Been in operation since around 1988
  • Located in east Orange County

Orlando County Northwest

  • Man-made wetland
  • Orange County Northwest WRF
  • Permitted capacity 3.0 MGD
  • Approximately 70 acres of perched constructed wetlands
  • Placed in operation around 2003
  • Located northwest of Orlando, Orange County

Orlando Easterly Wetlands

Petro Truckstop

  • Man-made Wetland
  • Petro PSC Truckstop WWTF
  • Permitted capacity 1.05 MGD
  • Approximately 6.43 acres
  • Been in operation since around 1995
  • Located in Marion County

Viera Wetlands

Yankee Lake - Seminole

  • Man-made Wetland
  • NW Regional WWTF, Seminole County
  • Yankee Lake Wetland Reuse System
  • Permitted capacity 2.5 MGD
  • Approximately 166 acres of wetted perimeter
  • Been in operation since around 1990
  • Located in Sanford, Seminole County

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