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Hurricane Irma

As we continue our recovery and cleanup efforts, please visit the Emergency website for the latest information on openings and closings in Miami-Dade County.

South District Wastewater Treatment Plant

The raw wastewater that comes into the South District Wastewater Treatment Plant first goes through conventional treatment, which consists of the following steps:

  • Heavy solids are separated from the wastewater stream.
  • Biological matter is progressively converted into a solid mass by using indigenous, water-borne micro-organisms.
  • Finally, the biological solids are neutralized and either disposed of or reused. The treated water may be disinfected chemically or physically.

In the case of Miami-Dade County's project, the water will go from secondary treatment through the High-Level Disinfection plant that is under construction.

  • Read the news release about the South District Wastewater Treatment Plant  
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