*The Hernando and Pasco County utility departments permit domestic wastewater collection/transmission systems in their counties that are 12 inches or less in diameter and that will convey wastewater to county-owned wastewater treatment facilities.
**The Hillsborough County Environmental Protection Commission permits industrial wastewater treatment facilities that do not discharge to surface water bodies. The commission also permits collection/transmission systems in Hillsborough County.
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is the state’s lead agency for environmental management and stewardship – protecting our air, water and land. The vision of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection is to create strong community partnerships, safeguard Florida’s natural resources and enhance its ecosystems.