Photo Alboum of Utilities and Public Works - City of Melbourne, FL

Floridan Aquifer

Joe Mullins Reverse Osmosis Water Treatment Plant

A worker with Centech welds a casing pipe in a Floridan Aquifer monitoring well.

A worker with Centech welds a casing pipe in a Floridan Aquifer monitoring well.  The well is used to collect samples from two zones in the aquifer.  The samples are analyzed to monitor water quality and water levels to determine if they are changing or impacting users in the different zones.

One of the two 16-inch diameter wells that withdraws water from the Lower Floridan Zone, located in the upper Lake City Limestone of the Floridan Aquifer.

This is one of the three 16-inch diameter wells that withdraws water from the Lower Floridan Zone, located in the upper Lake City Limestone of the Floridan Aquifer.  The raw well water is sent to the Reverse Osmosis Plant for treatment.

The Reverse Osmosis membrane system, which treats water obtained from deep underground in the Floridan Aquifer.

The Reverse Osmosis membrane system treats water obtained from deep underground in the Floridan Aquifer.  Upon completion of the treatment process, the water quality is similar in purity to that of distilled water.

John A. Buckley
 Surface Water Treatment Plant

Lake Washington

David B. Lee 
Water Reclamation Facility

Melbourne's surface water treatment plant was put into operation in February 2002.

Lake Washington

Raw water intake structure is shown in the background at this Lake Washington view, looking west from the shore near the South Water Treatment Plant.

David B. Lee Water Reclamation Facility

Entrance sign welcomes visitors to the facility, which produces 2.0 million gallons of reuse water per day to irrigate both commercial and residential  properties.
Actiflo Water 
Treatment Process
Raw Water Intake 
Structure - Lake Washington

Actiflo Water Treatment Process

The City's new water treatment plant uses an innovative Actiflo treatment process, which at only 50-feet long and 40-feet wide, can treat as much water as all of the existing surface water treatment equipment. This photo shows water that has completed the multi-step Actiflo process and is ready for filtration.

Raw Water Intake Structure - Lake Washington

Raw water from Lake Washington enters the intake structure in the lake and is pumped to the surface water plant for treatment.

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