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Water and Sewer Capital Improvement Program

As the largest water and sewer utility in the southeastern United States, The Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department (WASD) serves nearly 2.4 million residents and thousands of visitors. Staff works around the clock providing high quality water and wastewater services, protecting public health and the environment.

To continue to fulfill the department’s vision of continuous delivery of high quality drinking water and wastewater services in compliance with all regulatory requirements, WASD has planned a systematic and responsible Multi-Year Capital Improvement Program (CIP). This program will provide necessary upgrades to thousands of miles of pipes, pump stations and water and wastewater treatment plants that provide you with high quality drinking water and wastewater services.

During the next two decades, the Department will embark on a multi-billion dollar CIP to enhance and upgrade the water and sewer infrastructure utilizing state-of-the-art technology. It will be an economic engine that creates approximately 17,000 new jobs over the next 10 years, increases service capacity that will support more businesses to open in the community, improves the reliability and sustainability of the water and sewer system, as well as generating an estimated $24.9 billion in economic output.

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The department entered into a federally-mandated Consent Decree to improve wastewater collection and treatment system totaling $1.6 billion over the next 15 years.

Consent Decree
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The septic to sewer program known as "Connect 2 Protect" is the County's approach to extending sanitary sewer service to residents with septic systems. This program will protect properties, public health, and natural areas such as Biscayne Bay.

Connect 2 Protect
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The Ocean Outfall Legislation (OOL) requires utilities in Southeast Florida to eliminate the normal use of the ocean outfall by the end of 2025; to reduce nutrient discharges; and to implement a reuse system that is technically and economically feasible.

Ocean Outfall Legislation
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This program to address aging water infrastructure across the water treatment plants and water distribution system. It will implement new technologies and address emerging contaminants such as polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).

Water Reset Program
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A program to address aging wastewater infrastructure by replacing or rehabilitating large sewage pipelines. The program will ensure the environment and adjacent surface waters are protected from the impacts of failing infrastructure.

Large Diameter Force Main Program
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This program comprehensively addresses distribution system assets within square mile areas. It upgrades undersized and old water mains. It also converts backyard water services to the front of the property.

Small Diameter Water Main Program

Be Informed

Water and Sewer Projects

U.S. EPA loan to fund treatment plant upgrades

What to expect during projects in your neighborhood

iWASD GIS Service Maps

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Research Miami-Dade Water and Sewer projects and related information.

Water & Sewer Projects
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Research building construction projects in municipalities and County and project approved water and sewer allocations.

Water & Sewer Allocation
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Helps determine water and sewer services for a property and estimated distance to connect.

Connection Finder
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Helps to improve roadway project planning by finding construction projects, including County, municipal and utility projects.

Utility Coordination

About Us

We provide water and wastewater services directly to more than 400,000 retail customers and indirectly through wholesale (municipal) utilities. These services include water supply, transmission, treatment, distribution, conservation, wastewater collection, treatment, disposal and water reclamation.

You can pay your water bill online, through the mail or at any of our three customer service centers or a number of private payment centers located throughout Miami­-Dade County.

Developers rely on our review and approval of plans, including system points of connection, water and wastewater service agreements, new mains conveyance and meters.

There are currently dozens of projects underway to enhance and upgrade our infrastructure utilizing state-of-the-art technology. This will create new jobs and increase service capacity that will support opening more businesses in the community.