of the Wastewater Department is to provide
the most effective,
customer-oriented wastewater collection and treatment
to the citizens of Orlando and
Provide for the adequacy of short and long term effluent disposal
capacity through the expansion of the Conserv I reuse system, continued
expansion of the citrus irrigation program (and alternatives to citrus)
for Conserv II, and increased artificial wetlands permitted capacity.
Meet the EPA and FDEP permit limits at our
treatment plants with a goal
of at least 99 percent compliance. This will be accomplished through
constant vigilance, operator training and upgrading, and
concurrency requirements of the Growth Management Plan through
a ongoing evaluation of system demands versus system capabilities and an
aggressive, forward looking capital program designed to meet growth
Ensure appropriate system maintenance for both plants and collection
systems through ongoing evaluations of the condition of the sanitary
sewers, lift stations and treatment plants relative to reliability and
Fulfill the City's needs in environmental issues by taking a proactive
role in such areas as groundwater contamination, industrial
pretreatment, and providing advice and guidance to other City
departments relative to environmental concerns.
Expand the community's environmental awareness by enhanced public
education, continued student in-class and tour programs, and information
exchange and technology transfer with other communities.
For sanitary sewer system stop sewer or
overflows please contact 407-246-2213.