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Consent Decree

The Department has entered into a federally mandated Consent Decree with the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and is committing to making improvements to the wastewater collection and treatment system totaling $1.6 Billion over the next 15 years. On May 21, 2013, the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners authorized the execution of a Consent Decree between Miami-Dade County, the United States of America, the State of Florida and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, for improvements to the County’s wastewater collection and treatment system.

On June 6, 2013, the Department of Justice lodged the proposed Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida in the lawsuit entitled United States, State of Florida and State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection v. Miami-Dade County.

On June 12, 2013, the Notice of Lodging was published in the Federal Register. The publication opened a 30-day public comment period on the Consent Decree. On July 15, 2013, the comment period was extended to 60 days, by Notice in the Federal Register. All comments were to be submitted no later than August 11, 2013.

The Effective Date for the Consent Decree is December 6, 2013, six months after the Date of Lodging. On April 9, 2014, the Court issued orders:

Pursuant to the Consent Decree, a copy of each Deliverable shall be made available in a Public Document Repository (PDR) on this website, and at The Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department’s office located at 3071 SW 38th Ave., Miami, Fla. Additionally, in accordance with the Consent Decree, any person or entity may elect to register to receive an electronic notice that a new or revised Deliverable is available in the PDR.

Consent Decree District Fact Sheets

Consent Decree Project Fact Sheets

Project 1.9 SDWWTP (FOG) English & Spanish PDF
Project 2.21 & 2.25 English & Spanish PDF
Project 2.22 English PDF
Project 2.22 Spanish PDF
"COMPLETED" Project 4.4 English PDF
"COMPLETED" Project 4.4 Spanish PDF
Project 4.5 (1) English PDF
Project 4.5 (1) Spanish PDF
"COMPLETED" Project 4.7 English PDF
"COMPLETED" Project 4.7 Spanish PDF
"COMPLETED" Project 4.8 P1S1 English PDF
"COMPLETED" Project 4.8 P1S1 Spanish PDF
"COMPLETED" Project 4.8 P1S2 English PDF
"COMPLETED" Project 4.8 P1S2 Spanish PDF
Project 4.8 P2S1 English PDF
Project 4.8 P2S1 Spanish PDF
Project 4.8 P2S2-3 English PDF
Project 4.8 P2S2-3 Spanish PDF
"COMPLETED" Project 4.9 (2) English PDF
"COMPLETED" Project 4.9 (2) Spanish PDF
"COMPLETED" Project 4.9 (6-7) English PDF
"COMPLETED" Project 4.9 (6-7) Spanish PDF
"COMPLETED" Project 4.9 (9-13) English PDF
"COMPLETED" Project 4.9 (9-13) Spanish PDF
"COMPLETED" Project 4.9 (14-19) English PDF
Project 4.9 (20-21) English PDF
Project 4.9 (20-21) Spanish PDF
"COMPLETED" Project 4.9  (22) English & Spanish PDF
Project 4.9 (23) English PDF
Project 4.9 (23) Spanish PDF
"COMPLETED" Project 4.9 (24) English PDF
"COMPLETED" Project 4.9 (24) Spanish PDF
"COMPLETED" Project 4.9 (25-26) English PDF
"COMPLETED" Project 4.9 (25-26) Spanish PDF
Project 4.9 (29-31) English & Spanish PDF
Project 4.9 (32) English PDF 
Project 4.9 (32) Spanish PDF
"COMPLETED" Project 4.9 (47) English PDF
"COMPLETED" Project 4.9 (68) English PDF
"COMPLETED" Project 4.9 (68) Spanish PDF
"COMPLETED" Project 4.9 (69) English PDF
"COMPLETED" Project 4.9 (69) Spanish PDF
Project 4.9 (71) English & Spanish PDF
Project 4.09 (73) English and SpanishPDF
"COMPLETED" Project 4.10 (1) English PDF
"COMPLETED" Project 4.10 (1) Spanish PDF
Project 4.10 (2) English PDF
Project 4.10 (2) Spanish PDF
"COMPLETED" Project 4.10 (3) Phase 1 English PDF
"COMPLETED" Project 4.10 (3) Phase 1 Spanish PDF
Project 4.10 (3) Phase 2 English PDF
Project 4.10 (3) Phase 2 Spanish PDF
Project 5.01 English & Spanish PDF
Project 5.07 (1) English & Spanish PDF
Project 5.4 English PDF
Project 5.4 Spanish PDF
Project 5.5 English PDF
Project 5.5 Spanish PDF
Project 5.6 English PDF
Project 5.6 Spanish PDF
Project 5.8 English PDF
Project 5.8 Spanish PDF
"COMPLETED" Project 5.10 English & Spanish PDF
Project 5.11 English PDF
Project 5.12 English PDF
Project 5.12 Spanish PDF 
"COMPLETED" Project 5.16 (1) English PDF
'COMPLETED" Project 5.16 (1) Spanish PDF
"COMPLETED" Project 5.16 (2) English PDF
"COMPLETED" Project 5.16 (2) Spanish PDF
"COMPLETED" Project 5.16 (3) English PDF 
"COMPLETED" Project 5.16 (3) Spanish PDF
"COMPLETED" Project 5.16 (4) English PDF
Project 5.17 (1) English PDF
Project 5.17 (2) English PDF
Project 5.17 (1) Phase Two English PDF
Project 5.17 (1) Phase Two Spanish PDF
Project 5.17 (3) EnglishPDF
Project 5.17 (4) English PDF
Project 5.18 PDF
Project 6.00 English PDF
Project 6.00 Spanish PDF

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