DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
The Department of Environmental Protection announces a public meeting to which all persons are invited.
DATE AND TIME: Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. PLACE: Clearwater Main Library, 100 N. Osceola Ave., Meeting Room A/B
GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: To obtain public comments on the draft injection well permits for the City of Clearwater, who applied on November 10, 2016, for permits to construct injection wells (File No. 0310013-002-005-UC/5R, WACS ID No. 100417, and File No. 0348911-001-UC/1X, WACS ID No. 103169). The project is located at the City of Clearwater Northeast Water Reclamation Facility (WRF), 3290 State Road 580, Clearwater, Florida 34695, and will consist of construction and operational testing of four nonhazardous Class V aquifer recharge wells with total depth of 330 feet below land surface (bls) and a Class I nonhazardous injection well with total depth of 1,100 feet. Water from a purification process at the WRF will recharge the upper Floridan aquifer. The Class I well is to be used for disposal of reverse osmosis concentrate derived from the purification process.
During the public comment period provided in Rule 62-528.315, Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.), any interested person may submit written comments on the draft permit. All comments shall be considered in making the final decision and shall be answered as provided in Rule 62-528.330, F.A.C. More information or a copy of the draft permit, fact sheet, and application may be obtained by contacting Neil Campbell, DEP, 2600 Blair Stone Road, MS 3530, Tallahassee, Florida 32299-2400, phone (850)245-8612. Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 48 hours before the meeting by calling the Bureau of Personnel Services at (850)245-2511. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, (800)955-8771 (TDD) or (800)955-8770 (Voice).
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.