Lee County Southwest Florida
notice of action - state of florida department of environmental protection notice of draft permit
When: Sunday, October 8, 2017
Department of Environmental Protection, South District Office
2295 Victoria Ave, Suite 364
Fort Myers, Florida 33901-3875
The News-Press | Notice of Action
STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION NOTICE OF DRAFT PERMIT The Department of Environmental Protection hereby provides Notice that it has prepared the Draft Permit for the proposed project as detailed in the application, subject to the conditions specified in the draft permit and summarized below. The applicant, Lee County Utilities, Ms. Pamela Keyes, P.E., Director, 1500 Monroe Street, Third Floor, Fort Myers, Florida 33901 applied on April 24, 2017 for a permit to construct a Class I injection well. The project is located at Lee County North Water Treatment Plant, 18250 Durrance Road, North Fort Myers, Florida, in the county of Lee. (File No. 0353476-001- UC/1X, WACS ID No. 92390) The facility will construct one non-hazardous Class I injection well, NLDIW-2, for the disposal of reverse osmosis concentrate from the Lee County North Water Treatment Plant. The anticipated maximum permitted capacity for the well is 5.05 million gallons per day. The injection well will be constructed with 24-inch diameter steel casing and 13-inch diameter FRP tubing set to 2,600 feet below land surface (bls). The open hole injection interval will be completed from 2,600 to 2,950 feet below land surface (bls). The dual-zone monitor well (NLDZMW-2) will be completed in the Ocala Formation from 1,400 to 1,500 feet bls and in the Avon Park Formation from 1,850 to 1,900 feet bls. The Department has permitting jurisdiction under Chapter 403 of the Florida Statutes and the rules adopted thereunder. The project is not exempt from permitting procedures. The Department has determined that a construction permit is required for the proposed work. Any interested person may submit written comments on the draft permit and may request a public meeting within 30 days after publication of this public notice. A request for a public meeting shall be submitted in writing and shall state the nature of the issues proposed to be raised in the meeting. If a public meeting is later scheduled, there will be another 30-day notice period for that meeting. Written comments or a public meeting request shall be submitted to the Department of Environmental Protection, Aquifer Protection Program, 2600 Blair Stone Road, MS 3530, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2400, which is the office processing this permit application. All comments received within the 30-day period will be considered in formulation of the Department's final decision regarding permit issuance. The files associated with this order are available for public inspection during normal business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except state holidays, at the Department of Environmental Protection, South District Office, 2295 Victoria Avenue, Suite 364, Ft. Myers, Florida 33901-3875 , and at the Department of Environmental Protection, 2600 Blair Stone Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2400. Any additional information concerning this project may be obtained by contacting Neil I. Campbell, Engineering Specialist, at 850.245.8612. AD# 2391024 Published Sept. 8, 2017.