Burleson Water Services - A Water & Wastewater Treatment & Management service based in Orlando & serving all of Central Florida

Keeping your in FDEP compliance for all of your water & wastewater treatment needs

Burleson Water Services - Home

Water & Wastewater Treatment Services

About Burleson Water Services

Careers in Water Treatment & Wastewater Management

Orlando & Central Florida News

Contact us for a consultation

Please be sure to visit our link partners!

Florida & Orlando News articles which pertain to water & wastewater treatment & environmental issues

Can Ancient Roman technology save Harris Chain of Lakes?

Martin E. Comas - Sentinel Staff Writer - OrlandoSentinel.Com

February 1, 2009


Each hour, more than a million gallons of water from the state's most polluted large lake flow downstream into vital Lake County waterways.With that flow comes a noxious mix of algae, phosphorus, nitrogen and other plant particles that can change crystal-clear lakes into an unhealthy pea-soup color, driving away swimmers, boaters and fishermen.  



Florida Moves to Stop Piping Sewage Into the Ocean

Posted Apr 23, 08 3:25 PM CDT - Newser.Com


(Newser) – Florida has been dumping sewage into the ocean for over 60 years, but is moving towards cleaning up its act, Reuters reports. Florida’s Senate recently passed a bill that would replace the system, which pumps 300 million gallons of partially treated waste into the Atlantic daily. Passage in the House is expected, but the state's EPA says it will take 16 years and $3 billion to close them all down.  



Study: Florida Septic Tank Sewage Contaminating Groundwater, Reefs Up To 'Six Miles Offshore'

Posted July 25, 2007 - Underwatertimes.com News Service


ATHENS, Georgia --  A new University of Georgia study finds that sewage-contaminated groundwater is reaching the offshore reefs of the Upper Florida Keys, possibly threatening corals and human health.






Reference Links:



The Orlando Sentinel






Underwater Times.com









"The most unhappy thing about conservation is that it is never permanent. If we save a priceless woodland today, it is threatened from another quarter tomorrow."


Marjory Stoneman Douglas


Water & wastewater treatment specialists serving Orlando & the rest of Central Florida

All images and material in this Website, unless otherwise noted, are the property of  Burleson Water Services, LLC

and may only be used with the written consent of  Burleson Water Services, LLC.

The above news articles are property of their respective publishers.   BWS, LLC makes no claims of ownership,

nor do they make any statement of affirmation as to the accuracy of the information provided in said articles.


Copyright 2009 Burleson Water Services, LLC All rights reserved.


Website Design, Search Engine Optimization, & Management by Garden Consulting Services, LLC