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Wastewater Contacts


Northeast District Northwest District South District Southeast District Central District DEP DistrictsThe Department's district offices conduct most permitting and compliance activities for those facilities located within their boundaries. For information about specific wastewater facilities in Florida, please contact the appropriate District Office. The District Office boundaries are shown to the right (click image to enlarge).

For general information about wastewater management in Florida, one may contact the appropriate wastewater program in Tallahassee. However, if you have a question about onsite wastewater systems (AKA Septic Systems), please contact the Department of Health's Bureau of Onsite Sewage.

District Wastewater Management Contacts

Central District Office

Phone: 407-897-4100
Email: DEP_CD@dep.state.fl.us

Water Facilities Administrator, Chris Ferraro
3319 Maguire Boulevard, Suite 232
Orlando, Florida 32803-3767

Northeast District Office

Phone: 904-256-1700
Phone: 407-897-4100
Email: CA_NED@dep.state.fl.us

Water Facilities Administrator, Vacant
8800 Baymeadows Way, Suite 100
Jacksonville, Florida 32256-7577

Northwest District Office

Phone: 850-595-8300
Email: Epost.nwdwf@dep.state.fl.us

Water Facilities Administrator, Elizabeth Orr
160 Government Street, Suite 308
Pensacola, Florida 32502-5740

South District Office

Phone: 239-344-5600
Email: SouthDistrict@dep.state.fl.us

Water Facilities Administrator, Abdul Ahmadi
2295 Victoria Avenue, Suite 364
Ft. Myers, Florida 33901-3875

Delegated Local Programs

Southeast District Office

Phone: 561-681-6600
Email: SED.WaterFacilitiesApp@dep.state.fl.us

Water Facilities Administrator, Jason Andreotta
3301 Gun Club Road, MSC 7210-1
West Palm Beach, Florida 33406

Southwest District Office

Phone: 813-470-5700
Email: SWD_WF_Permitting@dep.state.fl.us

Water Facilities Administrator, Kelley M. Boatwright
Phosphate Management Administrator, Vishwas Sathe
13051 N. Telecom Parkway
Temple Terrace, FL 33637-0926

  • Delegated Local Programs
    • Hillsborough County (813-627-2600),  Sam Elrabi

Tallahassee Water Program Contacts

Water and Wastewater Operator Certification Program

Phone: 850-245-8325

Program Administrator, Ron McCulley
2600 Blair Stone Road, MS 3506
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2400

Groundwater Regulatory's Underground Injection Control (UIC) Program

Phone: 850-245-8645

Program Administrator, Joe Haberfeld
2600 Blair Stone Road, MS 3535
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2400

Water Compliance Assurance

Phone: 850-245-8567

Program Administrator, Jessica Kleinfelter
2600 Blair Stone Road, MS 3550
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2400

  • Aquifer Protection
  • Compliance Reporting
  • Data Management
  • Domestic Wastewater
  • Drinking Water
  • EzDMR
  • Industrial Wastewater
  • NPDES DMR Processing
  • NPDES Stormwater
  • Self-monitoring

Domestic Wastewater

Phone: 850-245-8605

Program Administrator, Sharon Sawicki
2600 Blair Stone Road, MS 3540
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2400

  • Biosolids/Residuals/Sludge
  • Collection/Transmission Systems
  • Constructed Wetlands
  • Delegated Local Programs, Wastewater
  • Land Application
  • NPDES, Domestic
  • Package Plants
  • Permitting, Domestic Wastewater
  • POTW
  • Pretreatment
  • Reuse/Reclaimed Water
  • Wastewater Wetlands

Industrial Wastewater

Phone: 850-245-8589

Program Administrator, Elsa Potts
2600 Blair Stone Road, MS 3545
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2400

  • Agriculture/Animal Feeding Operations
  • Car Wash
  • Concrete Batch Plants
  • Dairy Farms
  • General Permits
  • NPDES, Industrial
  • Permitting, Industrial
  • Power Plants

Department of Health's Onsite Sewage Program

Phone: 850-245-4070

Program Administrator, Gerald Briggs
4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin #A08
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-1713
Local County Health Departments

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Last updated: July 09, 2015

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