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  • Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department vigilant in lead monitoring within drinking water distribution system. Read more.
  • Our customer service Call Center is now open later, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Read the press release.
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Hurricane Preparedness

South Florida residents are encouraged to prepare for the 2016 Hurricane Season, which runs from June 1 through November 30. The Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department (WASD) has been gearing up year round.

> Read more about Hurricane Preparedness

Read the 2015 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 2015 Water Quality Report 
> Visit the Water Quality Report page

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

Capital Improvement Plan unveiled at Industry Forum

The Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department unveiled its $13.5 Billion Capital Improvement Program (CIP) 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 and Sewer

Call Center open until 7 p.m.

Our customer service Call Center is now open later, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department's drinking water continues to meet or exceed all requirements

Safe, reliable drinking water is not something that should be taken for granted. Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez wants residents to understand that the water they receive from the Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department (WASD) continues to exceed all requirements.

Download the Audio Traffic Miami-Dade mobile app for traffic alerts

Audio Traffic Miami-Dade is a free mobile application that provides residents and visitors with real-time traffic reports, law enforcement bulletins, and community news that can be heard directly from an Apple or Android device.

Help keep Florida blue

Studies indicate that Florida will need $32.4 billion in new drinking and wastewater infrastructure spending by 2020, as well as $750 million over the next 10 years for capital improvements and maintenance for flood control. Learn what can be done today to prevent a water crisis.

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.

Continue reading this post, by Cynthia Finley

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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