Stories written by Jennifer Messemer

Keeping things crystal clear

What the new Miami-Dade County Water and Sewer Department Multi-year Capital Improvement Plan means to you  Living in South Florida, we’re surrounded by water, but only a limited amount is drinkable.The Miami- Dade Water and Sewer Department (WASD) staff works around the clock to deliver high-quality drinking water that meets or exceeds local, state and federal […]

Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Dept. earns Water Conservation Award

Audubon Florida presented the Miami- Dade Water and Sewer Department (WASD) its annual Excellence in Water Conservation Award recently during a Miami-Dade County Commission meeting. The award celebrates outstanding dedication to caring for Florida’s water resources and promoting water conservation for the environment. “One of the most important things we can do for the Everglades […]

‘Can the Grease’ this holiday season, avoid costly repairs


By Jennifer Messemer…. The Miami-Dade County Water and Sewer Department (WASD) and the Permitting, Environment Regulatory Affairs Department (PERA) remind everyone to “Can the Grease” this holiday season and not dump cooking grease or oil down your kitchen drain. In doing so, you will help protect the environment and avoid a potentially costly repair bill. […]