Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.35
Liaison Peter Stiling
Submission Date Feb. 19, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of South Florida
IN-17: Natural Wastewater Systems

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 0.50 Jason Richardson
Research Associate
Office of Sustainability
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Estimated percentage of the institution’s wastewater treated and managed on-site using natural wastewater systems (1-9%, 10-24%, 25-49%, 50-74%, 75-99%, 100%):
1-9%

A brief description of the institution’s sustainable wastewater systems and technologies:

Wastewater is collected through the City of Tampa sewer System and treated at the Howard F. Curren Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant located in Maritime Blvd. It is to become an efficient world-class utility through the use of improved technology and work practices. The treatment plant is a state-of-the-art facility that treats all wastewater discharged to the City of Tampa system. The plant has a design capacity of 96 million gallons per day, average daily flow. The final product, or effluent water, is discharged to Hillsborough Bay or used as reclaimed water for cooling and irrigation. This high quality water meets all state and federal requirements.


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