KMS Hybrid Recharge Wetland
GRU and Alachua County Public Schools have been working together at the KMS wetland site since the mid-1990's. They worked together to create groundwater recharge wetlands, an aesthetic amenity for the school that recharges the Floridan aquifer with high-quality water.
It combines stormwater and reclaimed water in a constructed wetland system that naturally reduces nutrients and recharges the aquifer.
This project recharges the Floridan aquifer with approximately 400,000 gallons per day of high-quality, low-nutrient water.
Benefits the aquifer levels, spring flows, lakes, and other water bodies.