The Utilities Commission has about 19,000 domestic wastewater customers within a service area of 51.1 square miles. This service area is defined by interlocal agreement between the Utilities Commission, the City of New Smyrna Beach, and Volusia County.
UCNSB’S Class A, 7.0 MGD Advanced Treatment Water Reclamation Facility (WRF) currently processes approximately 3.67 million gallons each day, serving 20,300 connections. All of the highly treated effluent is provided for irrigation in the reuse distribution system to several golf courses, the Sportsplex, medians, and approximately 1540 residential irrigation users.
The wastewater collection system includes approximately 200 miles of gravity sewer and force mains. There are 95 sewage lift stations operating throughout the collection system. These pump stations are monitored by a computerized SCADA system via radio communications.