RCAP Database | Water Supply, Management and Infrastructure: WS-16

Manage water storage in the region’s publicly-owned uplands and wetlands and in other land uses compatible with water storage, including wetland restoration, certain agricultural operations and certain renewable energy production facilities. This will further serve to protect high-quality drinking water supply, increase aquifer recharge, and as a means for managing saltwater intrusion.

Planning Horizon: 
Short (0-5 years)
Potential Partners: 
SFWMD, FDEP, Counties, NRCA, USDA, Municipalities Utilities
Potential Funding Sources: 
Estimated Resources Required: 
Acquisition of undeveloped land
Milestone Progress: 
Establish coordination effort Identify publicly owned lands in study area. Assess current and potential uses. Quantify potential benefits. Prioritize proposed projects and pursue.