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Governing Board to Meet in Tampa

May 17, 2022

The Southwest Florida Water Management District's Governing Board  will hold its monthly meeting Tuesday, May 24, at 9 a.m. at the Tampa Service Office, located at 7601 U.S. Highway 301 North. Based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding fully vaccinated people, wearing masks and social distancing will be optional at the meeting.

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District to Hold Peer Review of Wetland-Based Criteria for Minimum Wetland and Lake Levels

May 16, 2022

The Southwest Florida Water Management District (District) will hold an independent, scientific peer review of wetland-based criteria for use in establishing minimum wetland and lake levels beginning this month. A minimum level is the level of groundwater in an aquifer or the level of surface water at which further withdrawals would be significantly harmful to the water resources or ecology of the area.

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Certified Staff Save District Time and Money

May 12, 2022
Multiple District staff members have earned a new a certification, which will save time, money and resources. Eleven employees in the Environmental Resource Permit Bureau are now Certified Wetland Evaluators (CWE) through the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP).
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