Lake Apopka in Florida is experiencing a recovery in water quality and wildlife. Restoration efforts have led to improved water clarity and the return of native vegetation and wildlife.
Florida’s water policy and investment in water quality and quantity are crucial for the state’s growth and environment. The 2023 Florida Water Forum will address these critical issues.
Mitigation banking utilizes fungible assets to offset environmental impact, providing a market-based solution that balances human health, biodiversity, and sustainability.
The Florida PFAS Coalition has recommended strategies for addressing water contamination by “Forever Chemicals,” including the formation of a response team and testing private wells near suspected contamination zones.
New Florida stormwater regulations in will bring significant changes to stormwater management practices, requiring developers and engineers to meet enhanced standards for water quality protection.
Polk County in Florida is facing water supply challenges due to increasing withdrawals from the aquifer. The Polk Regional Water Cooperative is working on alternative water supply projects to meet future demand.
Sanitary sewer overflows (SSOs) can have significant water quality impacts but should enforcement be revisited for minimal discharges that don’t reach surface water bodies?
The South Florida Water Management District has finalized its 2023 District Sea Level Rise and Flood Resiliency Plan to address the impacts of rising sea levels and extreme weather events.
The Southwest Florida Water Management District is using a moth to combat the invasive Old World climbing fern, which threatens the Green Swamp. Bio-control organisms are also being introduced.
Jimmy Buffett, singer, songwriter, and Everglades advocate, passed away at the age of 76. He was passionate about restoring and protecting America’s Everglades and Florida’s waterways. Governor Ron DeSantis ordered flags at half-staff to honor him.