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Public Meeting for Underground Injection Control Draft Permit in St. Petersburg, Florida

Event Date: 
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm EST
Division of Water Resource Management
Program Area: 
Division of Water Resource Management (General)
Public Notice
Public Notice: 
City of St. Petersburg Water Resource Department
1650 Third Avenue North
St. Petersburg, FL 33713

To obtain public comments on the draft injection well permit for the City of St. Petersburg, who applied on December 6, 2016, for a permit to construct an injection well system (File No. 033168-007-008-UC/1M, WACS 47043). The project is located at 7500-26th Avenue North, St. Petersburg, Florida 33710, and will consist of two injection wells to a total depth of 1,150 feet below land surface. The injection wells will be used for the disposal of domestic effluent which may include reuse water from the Northwest Water Reclamation Facility (NWWRF) and the City’s Master Reuse distribution system.  The maximum permitted capacity of each well is 18.65 million gallons per day (MGD) under normal conditions, and up to 22.38 MGD during extreme flow conditions. The new injection wells will be located either at the existing water reclamation facility or on the City’s Parks and Recreation Department property which is immediately north of the WRF.

During the public comment period provided in Rule 62-528.315, 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: Douglas Thornton, Engineering Specialist, DEP, 2600 Blair Stone Road, MS 3530, Tallahassee, Florida 32299-2400, phone 850-245-8666. The above address is the office processing the permit.

Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 48 hours before the workshop/meeting by contacting: Toni Lomen at (904) 256-1637. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1 (800) 955-8771 (TDD) or 1 (800) 955-8770 (Voice).

Last Modified:
February 27, 2017 - 1:25pm

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