Implementation of Agricultural Reuse in Florida

by Louis R. Tortora, CDM, Edison, United States,
Cynthia S. Cooley, CDM, Edison, United States,
Eric M. Etters, CDM, Edison, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Environmental Engineering

Abstract:

In mid 1986, the city of Sarasota was faced with the problem of removing a discharge of secondary treated wastewater from Sarasota Bay. The city embarked on a comprehensive evaluation of alternative effluent disposal/reuse options. Significant technical and non-technical issues were overcome in the implementation of one of the largest agriculrural reuse projects in the state of Florida.



Subject Headings: Water reclamation | Agriculture | Drinking water | Groundwater supply | Irrigation | Waste management

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