part of a long-term strategy to protect and restore the Chesapeake Bay, Fairfax
County developed a Nutrient Reduction Program (NRP) for the NCPCP to
significantly reduce nitrogen and phosphorus in the plant’s effluent.
The City of Durham completed a comprehensive wastewater master plan that evaluated different treatment techniques for meeting strict total nitrogen (TN) limits at the South Durham Water Reclamation Facility (SDWRF).
The City of Cocoa Beach faced some challenges. USEPA had established Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) for nutrients and dissolved oxygen (DO) in the Indian River and Banana River Lagoons in East Central Florida.