St. Petersburg Sewage Update

In response to the sewage overflows in St. Petersburg, FL, a draft Consent Order [pdf] has been released by St. Petersburg and Florida Dept. of Environmental Protection. Proposed improvements in the draft include:Increasing the capacity of the Southwest Reclamation Facility (cost $21.7 M)Construct two additional injection wells for disposal of treated sewage cost ($12.2 M)Albert Whitehead Water Reclamaition Facility storage to be increased from 5 to 8 miillion gallons (cost $3.3 M)Sanitary sewer evaluation (cost $.8 M)Repair/replace wastewater system components ($35.5 M through FY21)To view the draft consent order go here.

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