RCAP Database | Water Supply, Management and Infrastructure: WS-6

Coordinate with the South Florida Water Management District, Drainage/Water Control Districts, and utilities/public works officials to identify flood control and stormwater management infrastructure already operating below the design capacity. Further examine water control structures to ensure that they can provide for inland or upstream migration of riparian species as freshwater habitats become more saline.

Planning Horizon: 
Short (0-5 years)
Potential Partners: 
SFWMD, Water Managers, Drainage/Water Control Districts, County and Municipal Agencies
Potential Funding Sources: 
FEMA, NOAA
Estimated Resources Required: 
Existing agency resources. Field assessments and engineering reports.
Milestone Progress: 
Completion of assessment report and presentation of findings. Prioritization of infrastructure for retrofit.

Municipalities That Have Completed This Recommendation