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The Story of Water in Florida

Water is Florida's lifeblood. It is fickle. Abundant one year. Scarce another. Yet, everything that is Florida is defined by the quality of its water resources -- and deserves all the protection we can provide.



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DEP Releases Lower St. Johns River Tributaries II Basin Management Action Plan

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced adoption of the Lower St. Johns River (LSJR) Tributaries II Basin Management Action Plan (BMAP).

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DEP, City of Jax, JEA, Duval DOH and FDOT Partnership Receives National Coastal Spirit Award

A representative of the Coastal America Partnership presented the Coastal Spirit Award today to a highly successful Tributary Assessment Team (TAT) in Jacksonville.

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Coral Reef Protection Act to Go Into Effect July 1, 2009

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is alerting boaters, divers and anglers that the Coral Reef Protection Act goes into effect on July 1, 2009.

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Florida DEP Continues Restoration of Rivers, Lakes, Estuaries

Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Secretary Michael W. Sole has signed three orders identifying waterbodies for water quality improvement goals.

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EPA and Florida DEP Work to Restore Florida's Rivers, Lakes and Estuaries

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Florida DEP are taking actions to protect and restore both recreational uses and aquatic life in Florida waters.

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Major Effort to Support Local Goverments with Water Quality Protection Projects Announced

Florida DEP announced an expanded funding program to help local governments with projects to conserve and protect Florida's water resources.

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DEP Grant Helps City of Marianna Construct New Wastewater Facility

Advanced wastewater treatment and water reuse enable City of Mariana to end effluent discharge to the Chipola River.

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Florida DEP Continues Restoration of Rivers, Lakes, Estuaries

DEP Secretary Sole announces pollution reduction targets for 20 rivers, lakes, streams and springs around the state.

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DEP Awards Loan to Lee County

Florida DEP recently awarded a $10 million low interest loan to Lee County for wastewater management. The loan, part of DEP’s State Revolving Fund Program, will expand the Gateway Wastewater Treatment Plant.

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State Recognizes July as Florida Rivers Month

Governor Charlie Crist recently signed a proclamation honoring July as Florida Rivers Month, recognizing the importance of protecting the more than 50,000 miles of rivers and streams flowing throughout the state.

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