RCAP Database | Public Policy: PP-9

Advocate to interests in Tallahassee for the preservation of the authority and resource capacity of the Water Management Districts in support of their continued participation in integrated water resource planning, particularly in southeast Florida where climate change and sea level rise pose additional challenges to the complex issues of alternative water supply development, Everglades restoration, salt water abatement, and drainage and flood control operations.

Planning Horizon: 
Immediate (0-2 years)
Potential Partners: 
County Commissions, Intergovernmental Relations Offices, SFWMD
Estimated Resources Required: 
Existing Staff Resources
Milestone Progress: 
Coordinated regional advocacy through legislative programs and actions; Participation in outreach/education events; Staff participation in CERP planning process; Passage of WRDA or other appropriate bills; Collaborate with public interest coalitions with shared goals.