Speak Out for Water

Image of During local planning board and town government meetings, citizens have the opportunity to voice their opinions and concerns about land use decisions that can affect quality of water resources.
During local planning board and town government meetings, citizens have the opportunity to voice their opinions and concerns about land use decisions that can affect quality of water resources.

Smart local planning and development decisions are key to water and watershed protection. You can influence these decisions by voting for political leaders who voice support of the need for sustainable growth that ensures environmental protection.

Environmental protection should not come at the expense of economic development and many towns in Florida are demonstrating through sustainable development practices that smart growth can protect water in Florida. You can help by encouraging local government leaders to adopt ordinances designed to protect water resources.

Additional Resources:

Model Ordinances for Watershed Protection

Growth Management and Comprehensive Planning Resources

Sustainable Florida

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