Project Title: DUP 12 (Chatmire Septic-to-Sewer) Project
System: Dunnellon Utility
FGUA is undertaking a septic to sewer project in the Chatmire community located in the City of Dunnellon. The project will include 210 residential lots with approximately 117 existing septic systems, 14,000 linear feet of gravity sewer collection lines, 1,640 linear feet of force main, a new lift station, 16,000 linear feet of roadway restoration and abandonment of existing septic systems and connect to the central sewer system. The project’s sewer collection system permit has been approved by FDEP. Due to funding requirements, the project will be constructed in phases. Construction bids for Phase I of the project will were received in August ‘22. The project has an anticipated construction duration of 270 days. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) notified the FGUA in December ’22 that it had awarded an additional $7.5M of grants to complete the project.