Wastewater Division

The Wastewater Division provides domestic wastewater treatment and industrial wastewater treatment. It is our goal to maintain high treatment standards for you.

Contact us at:

Bay County Wastewater Division
3410 Transmitter Road
Panama City, FL 32404

Phone: 850-872-4785
Fax: 850-872-4805

Billing and Reporting:

For questions regarding billing and reporting contact the Accounts Department.

Bay Count Wastewater Division Administration Office
3410 Transmitter Road
Panama City, FL 32404

Phone: 850-872-4785


The Wastewater Division operations facilities include:

Military Point AWT

  • Provides domestic wastewater treatment for Callaway, Cedar Grove, Parker, Springfield, and unincorporated Bay County, all joint owners for the AWT facility.
  • Tyndall Air Force Base and the City of Mexico Beach receive treatment services.
  • On average, 3.7 million gallons per day (MGD) are processed.
  • 0.5 MGD of treated effluent is supplied to the Pelican Point Golf Course at Tyndall Air Force Base for reuse as irrigation water.
  • Pollutant removal efficiencies average 98.9% for biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) and 99.6% for total suspended solids (TSS).

Mill Pump Station

  • The master pump station for industrial wastewater from the Smurfit-Stone mill and Arizona Chemical Company operations.

Military Point Lagoon

  • The treatment facility for industrial wastewater from Smurfit-Stone mill and Arizona Chemical Company.
  • On average, 24 million gallons per day (MGD) are processed.
  • Pollutant removal efficiencies average 92% for biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) and 81% for total suspended solids (TSS)

Maintenance Mechanics

  • responsible for operation and maintenance of six master lift stations.
  • perform maintenance, repair and inspection services for the collection system and pump stations.

Facility Facts

  • AWT Joint Owners: Bay County, Callaway, Cedar Grove, Parker, Springfield
  • Construction - completed in June 1999
  • Disinfection Process - Ultraviolet (UV) light. A chlorine solution will be added to the reuse water to achieve the required chlorine residual
  • Capacity 7 million gallons per day (MGD) average flow, peak flow of about 14 MGD with heavy rainfall
  • Effluent Disposal - St. Andrew Bay (Class III Marine Waters), will share existing effluent disposal line with Lagoon