Water Production

The Plant

The name of the City's water production plant is the Charles B. Garnsey Plant. This plant processes water from 40 deep water wells and has a current capacity of 15 million gallons per day, which serves more than 68,000 area residents.
One story round building with large screen windows


The Water Production Division is responsible for the operation of three remote water storage tanks and pumping facilities located in Daytona Beach Shores, Ponce Inlet and Cypress Head subdivision. The three tanks have a combined capacity of 4.5 million gallons.

The plant is manned twenty-four hours per day. Two wellfields, the "Eastern" and "Central", have deep wells that draw water from the Floridian Aquifer at a depth of some 300 feet. All operators are licensed by the State and required to take continuing education courses to maintain their licensure.