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  • The Water & Sewer Department will be repairing a 36-inch water main on Northeast 79th Street from Pelican Harbor Drive to Larry Paskow Way on weekdays from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. This project is expected to be completed by the end of July. Read the press release.
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  • Repair work on a portion of the 54-inch water main on Red Road (West 4th Avenue) is expected to last six to eight weeks. As a result, residents in the NW portion of Miami-Dade County, including Hialeah, Miami Lakes and Opa Locka, may experience low water pressure. Read the press release.
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Our multi-year plan to deliver high quality drinking water and wastewater services.

Read the 2014 Water Quality Report

From quenching your thirst, to cooking, bathing and washing your clothes, water is a key ingredient. Miami-Dade Water and Sewer delivers top notch water that meets or exceeds all local, state and federal guidelines to assist you in completing these chores.


> Read the 2014 Water Quality Report 
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"Every Drop Counts" Poster Contest

If a picture is worth 1,000 words then 1,400 of Miami-Dade County’s elementary students captured the importance to be water wise not only during April, which is Water Conservation Month, but year round when they participated in the Seventh Annual Every Drop Counts Poster Contest.


> Read the press release
> View the photo gallery

Capital Improvement Plan unveiled at Industry Forum

On Nov. 12, 2014 the Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department unveiled its $13.5 Billion Capital Improvement Program (CIP), at PortMiami. More than 500 people attended the forum to learn about the hundreds of projects that will be available to upgrade the department’s pipes, water & wastewater treatment plants, and pump stations during the next 20 years.

Water Restrictions

Miami-Dade County residents and business owners must remember that lawn watering is not allowed between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Residents and businesses with odd-numbered addresses can water on Wednesdays and Saturdays, while those with even-numbered addresses can water on Thursdays and Sundays.


> Read more about Water Restrictions

Water and Sewer

Learn about planned water and sewer improvements in your neighborhood

The Water and Sewer Department and District 3 Commissioner Audrey M. Edmonson is inviting residents to a community meeting to learn more about planned capital improvement projects across Miami-Dade County and to obtain information on contract opportunities for small businesses. Visit Legion Park on July 20 from 6-8 p.m. to see how the multi-billion dollar series of upgrades may improve your community. For more information, please call 786-552-8087.

Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department unveils new Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM)

Named after Miami's first black millionaire pioneer entrepreneur, D. A. Dorsey, the new Tunnel Boring Machine will be used to bore 75 feet underground and install a 60-inch sewer main from Fisher Island to the Central District Waste Water Treatment Plant on Virginia Key.

Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department begins deepest well project in state history

The Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department (WASD) may not be digging to the center of the Earth, but the department is definitely going where no deep injection well has gone before – a depth of 10,000 feet. The purpose of the deep injection well is to comply with future state laws that will prohibit the disposal of treated wastewater into the ocean by 2025.

To Flush or Not to Flush? That is the Question

To reduce the problems that wastewater systems are experiencing, the question of what to flush or not to flush needs to be clearly answered. To do this, several things need to happen:

  • Wipes that are labeled “flushable” need to meet standards that will be protective of sewer systems;
  • Products that are not designed to be flushed, but might end up in the toilet, should have a prominent “do not flush” logo on the packaging; and
  • Consumer education needs to occur to help people understand whether to flush or not flush products.

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What the Department does daily

Every day, the Water & Sewer Department manages the flow and treatment of hundreds of millions of gallons of water. Learn about the work done to ensure the safety of your drinking water and much more.

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