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DEP Hosts Domestic Wastewater Training Workshops

Oct. 14, 2014

~DEP informs plant operators on department wastewater regulations~

Today, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Northwest District, in partnership with the Florida Rural Water Association, hosted the third in a series of wastewater training workshops designed to educate plant operators on the department’s wastewater rules. 191 more words

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Estero Bay Aquatic Preserve Offers Wading Trips Through the Estuary

Oct. 21, 2014

~Participants learn about ‘cradles of the ocean’ during unique adventure~

Participants will get an up-close look at wildlife in Estero Bay Aquatic Preserve. 199 more words

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DEP Provides $1.2 Million to Zephyrhills for Water Upgrades

Oct. 21, 2014

~Funding will help reduce groundwater withdrawals from the Hillsborough River Basin~

Note: This version corrects total amount of funding provided by DEP and adds details on local funding. 297 more words

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DEP Provides More Than $100,000 to Margate for Sewer Project

Oct. 21, 2014

~Funding will help pay for rehabilitation of sewer pipe in Broward County~

A grant of $104,553 allows the city of Margate to move forward on a project to rehabilitate approximately 3,200 linear feet of sanitary sewer piping. 135 more words

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Reed Canal Basin, Halifax River to Benefit From More Than $110,000 Investment

Oct. 21, 2014

~Funding will allow for the purchase of land to construct retention area~

The Lantern Park Subdivision in South Daytona will soon receive must-needed flood protection thanks to a $112,500 investment from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the city of South Daytona. 344 more words

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DEP Commits $300,000 to Protect Lake Okeechobee

Oct. 21, 2014

~Stormwater-improvement project reduces pollutants reaching Lake Okeechobee~

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has committed $300,000 to the city of Moore Haven for stormwater-system improvements to reduce pollutants reaching Lake Okeechobee and the Caloosahatchee River Basin. 277 more words

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Wekiva River Aquatic Preserve Management Plan Approved By Acquisition and Restoration Council

Oct. 21, 2014

~10-year management plan approved during public hearing and council meeting~

An anhinga finds a resting spot in the Wekiva River Aquatic Preserve. 459 more words

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