The Cudjoe Regional Wastewater Service Area (CRWSA) will serve Monroe County residents and businesses on Lower Sugarloaf Key, Upper Sugarloaf Key, Cudjoe Key, Summerland Key, Ramrod Key, Little Torch Key and Big Pine Key. The collection system and facility are owned by Monroe County with the design, construction and operation managed by the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority. The collection system is a combination of gravity and low pressure with sewage conveyed to the Cudjoe Regional Advanced Water Reclamation Facility. The facility is located on Cudjoe Key at the former landfill site on Blimp Road. The facility is permitted to treat 0.94 million gallons of wastewater daily with disposal of treated effluent to underground injection wells. For more details on the CRWSA and facility, please visit the Cudjoe Regional Wastewater Collection and Treatment site.
Public Records for CRWSA and Facility Public records including applications and permits for all portions of these projects are available in the department's records management database, OCULUS. If you are unfamiliar with searching for records in OCULUS, please contact Gus Rios or Gary Hardie in the Marathon Branch Office at 305-289-7070. Below are links to commonly requested document subjects associated with these projects.
Shallow Disposal Wells Documents Permit numbers 295404-001-004-UC/5W and 295404-020-023 UO/5W are associated with Water Assurance Compliance Systems (WACS) 99871 and are the disposal wells at the wastewater facility.
Cudjoe Regional De-watering Draining Well Documents All documents relating to de-watering, drainage wells for the Cudjoe Regional project may be searched for under WACS identification number 101163. These permit documents Numbers 320631-001-037-UC/5D, 316845-001-026-UC/5D, 320631-001-037-UC/M5, 316845-053-058-UC/M5 are for the temporary wells associated with the collection system installation.
Cudjoe Key Landfill Site (WACS# 79485) Includes department solid waste documents related to the Cudjoe Landfill site (e.g., Cudjoe Key Landfill, Cudjoe Key Emergency Landfill, Cudjoe Key Transfer Station, etc.).
To learn more about connection and abandonment for current DEP permittees and nonresidential, multibuilding properties, please view or download the files below:
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