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Domestic Wastewater Wetlands in the Northeast District

 

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

Blacks Ford Swamp

  • Natural Receiving Wetland
  • Blacks Ford Regional WWTF (formerly St. Johns County North), United Water Florida
  • Permitted capacity 1.5 MGD
  • Approximately 311 acres of freshwater, forested wetlands
  • Been in operation since around 1999
  • Located near Jacksonville in St. John's County

Jasper

  • Natural Receiving Wetland
  • Baisden Swamp, City of Jasper WWTP
  • Permitted capacity 1.2 MGD, approx. 218 acres of freshwater, forested wetlands
  • Been in operation since around 1914
  • History: raw sewage discharge in 1914, upgraded to secondary-type effluent in 1972 and finally AWT in 1994
  • Located in Jasper, Hamilton County

High Springs

  • Man-made wetland
  • High Springs Commercial Park
  • Permitted Capacity 0.03 MGD
  • Approximately 5 acres
  • Expected to be placed in operation by late 2002
  • Located in High Springs, Alachua County

Hilliard

  • Man-made Wetland
  • Hilliard Regional WWTP
  • Permitted capacity 0.32 MGD
  • Approximately 5 acres
  • Been in operation since around 1996
  • Located in Hilliard, Nassau County

Spencer

  • Man-made Wetlands
  • Spencer WWTF, Clay County Utility Authority
  • Permitted capacity 0.5 MGD
  • Approximately 2.3 acres
  • Note: the man-made wetlands discharge to a 700-acre natural wetland, called Spencer Wetland, not permitted as a "receiving wetland" per Rule 62-611.650(2), F.A.C.
  • Located near Orange Park in Clay County

St. Johns County SR16

  • Combination Man-made and Hydrologically-altered Treatment Wetlands
  • State Road 16 WWTP, St. Johns County Utility Department
  • Permitted capacity 0.396 MGD
  • Four zones of created wetlands and approximately 67 acres of freshwater, forested
  • Note: the reclaimed water eventually discharges to the Cowan Swamp which, under the APRICOT Act, is not permitted as a "receiving wetland"
  • Located in St. Augustine, St. John's County

Waldo Wetlands

  • Combination Man-made and Receiving Wetlands
  • Waldo WWTF
  • Permitted capacity .99 MGD
  • Approximately 50 acres of constructed wetlands (converted perc ponds) to 100 acres of natural wetlands
  • Been in operation since around 1999
  • Located in Waldo, Alachua County
  • Get more on the Waldo Wetlands Project

Yulee Swamp

  • Natural Receiving Wetland
  • Yulee Regional WWTF
  • Permitted capacity 0.5 MGD
  • Approximately 350 acres of mixed deciduous swamp
  • Been in operation since around 1996
  • Located in Yulee, Nassau County

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Last updated: September 21, 2011

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