Industrial (Waste) Pretreatment

Industrial Pretreatment is the local Control Authority (CA) that permits, certifies, inspects, monitors and reports to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) industrial and commercial facilities that discharge pollution in the form of:
  • Chemicals
  • Greases
  • Oils
  • Others
  • Solids
  • Solvents

Damaging Effects


These pollutants can cause damage to the:
  • Publicly Owned Treatment Works (POTW)
  • Sanitary Collection System (SCS)
  • Storm Water System (SWS)
These pollutants can also cause a bypass in the Water Reclamation Facility (WRF), of reclaimed water to public homes, facilities, ground and surface waters.