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Wastewater Collection & Treatment

Wastewater Collection System
The City’s wastewater collection system is composed of 79.3 miles of gravity sewer conveyance system, 60.7 miles of forcemains, 75 lift stations and 2,100 manholes.



Wastewater Treatment
The City’s Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) has a permitted capacity of 4.95 MGD and utilizes a complete mix activated sludge treatment process with a headworks system for removal of grit and debris, biological treatment units (BTUs) which provide aeration, clarifiers, disinfection chambers and post aeration.  Effluent is disinfected utilizing peracetic acid, an innovative process which eliminates the creation of environmentally damaging chlorinated disinfection byproducts and reduced chemical costs.  Residuals are treated and dewatered using a belt press.  Effluent from the WWTP is discharged to the Matanzas River. 

 Headworks    BTUs
 Headworks Structure    Biological Treatment Units


 Report a Sewer Spill
During normal business hours: call (904) 825-1040, Public Works Dept.
After hours: call (904) 825-1044