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Southwest District Hazardous Waste

What is a Hazardous Waste?

The definition of a hazardous waste starts with the definition of a solid waste. A solid waste is any solid, liquid or contained gaseous material that is discarded by being disposed of, incinerated or recycled. Solid wastes can also be the byproduct of a manufacturing process, a commercial product that is used in a business or home, garbage, etc.

A hazardous waste is a solid waste that because of its quantity, concentration and/or physical, chemical or infectious characteristics may:

Southwest District Underground Injection Control

The DEP Southwest District regulates underground injection control wells in Citrus, Hardee, Hernando, Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas and Polk counties.

The Southwest District permits non-major Class V wells (such as closed-loop heat pump/air conditioning return flow wells and stormwater wells). All other wells, including Class I wells and major Class V wells (such as aquifer storage and recovery, aquifer recharge, exploratory, and reverse osmosis), are permitted by the Aquifer Protection Program in DEP’s Tallahassee office.


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