JEA’s Buckman Wastewater Treatment Plant. Jacksonville, Florida

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JEA’s Buckman Wastewater Treatment Plant. Jacksonville, Florida

JEA’s sewer collection system handles more than 75 million gallons of wastewater every day. Our waste collection and treatment system consists of more than 3,800 miles of collection lines, over 1,300 pumping stations and eleven wastewater treatment plants. Removing wastewater from your home, your business and our community is serious business. It’s a crucial service we’ve provided our customers since 1997, when we assumed responsibility for the city’s water and sewer service.

Located in the Tallyrand area, this is JEA’s largest regional wastewater plant and treats and average 23 million gallons of sewage each day. Its total capacity is 52.5 MGD. Planned improvements for Buckman incl ude equipment upgrades to further reduce nitrogen concentrations in the facility effluent.

Learn how microbiology plays a role at JEA’s wastewater treatment plants. It’s an amazing process! Visit to learn more.

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Author: joselepervanche

Professor of Management & Information Technology

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