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Reuse Feasibility Study
The purpose of the Reuse Feasibility Study, released in 2007, is to assess the feasibility of using reclaimed water in Miami-Dade County, particularly in light of current water supply issues.
This Study identifies the constraints and opportunities for water reclamation; establishes the level of treatment and possible infrastructure needed for various scenarios; identifies potential projects and provides estimates of reclaimed water volumes; develops low, medium and high reclaimed water scenarios as required by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP); and provides preliminary costs along with an initial evaluation of the impact those costs could have on rates.
The Reuse Feasibility Study Update is a high- to mid-level planning study. Prior to the implementation of the projects identified herein, additional engineering and technical analysis will be required.
Read the study
Executive Summary (1.3 MB)
2. Existing Conditions (3 MB)
3. Future Conditions
4. Description of Alternative Considered (4.7 MB)
5. Evaluation of Alternatives
6. Alternative Formulation
7. Summary, Conclusions and Recommendations
Appendix A – Present Value Analysis Worksheets
Appendix B – FDEP Worksheets for Evaluation of Alternatives and Fee for Utilities
Appendix C – Reuse Alternatives Cost Summary
Appendix D – Public Access Reuse Estimates
Appendix E – Conceptual Design: Reuse Transmission Lines
Appendix F – Stakeholder Participation (3 MB)
Appendix G – Agency Issue Resolution Matrix (2 MB)
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