City of Boynton Beach Utilities Department
Please join us in welcoming our new Director of Utilities, Colin Groff, to the City of Boynton Beach. Mr. Groff is a Professional Engineer with over 27 years of experience serving various public agencies throughout Florida. Most recently Mr. Groff was with the Water & Wastewater Systems group at JEA, a northeast Florida regional utility provider. Mr. Groff joins a dedicated staff here in Boynton Beach. Our focus is to provide excellent service to all of our customers.
The City of Boynton Beach, Florida (City) provides Potable Water, Wastewater, Stormwater and Reclaimed Water services through the Utilities Department. The utility system includes: two (2) wellfields, two (2) water treatment plants; one (1) 19.2 MGD lime softening and one (1) 8.4 MGD low pressure membrane softening plus 1.6 MGD blending], two (2) aquifer storage and recovery wells, a sewage collection and transmission system with approximately 162 wastewater lift stations, and the associated water distribution and wastewater collection piping systems, reclaimed water distribution system, stormwater swales, and a stormwater collection and disposal system.
The City of Boynton Beach is approximately 16.1 square miles with a population of approximately 68,000. The Utilities Department services approximately 102,000 customers. While the City provides municipal services to its citizens within the City limits, the City’s Utilities Department also provides water and wastewater services outside the City limits. Stormwater services are only provided within the City’s limits.
Preliminary Flood Maps Open HouseMonday, September 8, 2014
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Boynton Beach City Library
Library Program Room
208 South Seacrest Blvd.
Boynton Beach, FL 33435
The open houses will provide the residents of Palm Beach County with the opportunity to see the preliminary maps, learn about their risk of flooding, and ask questions about what the new maps will mean for their property. Residents can meet one-on-one with a variety of specialists who will be available to talk about flood insurance, engineering, building permits and more.
Three other locations in Palm Beach County:
Sept. 9th: PBC Hearing Room Chamber, 2300 N. Jog Rd., West Palm Beach, FL 33411
Sept. 10th: Belle Glade Civic Center & PBC LIbrary, 725 NW 4th St., Belle Glade, FL 33430
Sept. 11th: Jupiter Community Center, 200 Military Trail, Jupiter, FL 33458
First Annual Flood Awareness Workshop
City Library Program Room, 208 S. Seacrest Blvd.
July 24, 2014, 6:30 p.m.
This workshop is the first in a year-long series of public meetings to inform and educate the public on topics such as flooding and drought management and preparedness, neighborhood utility improvement projects and FEMA Flood Zone Mapping.