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Covanta Lake

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Covanta Lake

Operating as Covanta Lake, Inc., the Lake County Resource Recovery Facility began commercial operation in March 1991. Located on a 15-acre site in Okahumpka, Florida, the facility processes a total of 528 tons per day of solid waste while generating up to 14.5 megawatts of clean, renewable energy.

Commercial Operation:

March 1991

Waste Processing Capacity:

528 tons per day

Air Pollution Control Equipment:

Semi-dry flue gas scrubbers injecting lime, fabric filter baghouses, nitrogen oxide control system, mercury control system, and continuous emissions monitoring system

Energy-from-Waste System:

Two 264 ton-per-day waterwall furnaces with Martin® reverse-reciprocating grates and ash handling system

Energy Generation:

Up to 14.5 megawatts from one condensing steam turbine generator

Awards and Recognition:

Designated a Voluntary Protection Program Star facility by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for workplace safety

Covanta Lake

3830 Rogers Industrial Park Rd

Okahumpka, FL  34762



Gary Main


Visit Our Facility!

If you would like an escorted tour of our facility, please reach out. We welcome the opportunity to show you how our resource recovery process works.

Click here for tour checklist (PDF)

All tours should be scheduled in advance. Please call Tamme Harris, Accounting Assistant, at 352-365-1611, or e-mail

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