Hidden Cove Wastewater Treatment Facility Permit Renewal (2015), Winter Haven, Florida.

HiddenCove-1The Hidden Cove Wastewater Treatment Facility (WWTF) is a privately-owned and operated facility located north of Winter Haven, Florida on the southeast shore of Lake Henry. Wastewater operations consist of an existing 0.020 million gallons per day (MGD) Three-Month Rolling Average Daily Flow (3MRADF), Type III, extended aeration domestic wastewater treatment plant consisting of: three aeration basins of 18,000 gallons total volume, one clarifier of 6,500 gallons and 87 square feet of surface area, two chlorine contact chambers of 1,050 gallons total volume, and one digester of 2,000 gallons. This plant is operated to provide secondary treatment with basic disinfection. The facility disposes treated effluent to a rapid infiltration basins (RIBs) located adjacent to the treatment operations. WRA prepared and coordinated the permit renewal activities and obtained a ten (10) year operating permit, which is the maximum allowable permit duration approved by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP).