Division of Environmental Assessment and Restoration
Division of Environmental Assessment and Restoration (General)
Leesburg Community Center East Room 109
East Dixie Avenue
The Upper Ocklawaha Basin Working Group will hold a meeting on March 16 in Leesburg at the Leesburg Community Center Building. This meeting is open to the public. Presentations will be given on the status of water quality restoration projects for Trout Lake, Lake Yale, and Lake Denham as well as the updated nutrient loading reductions assigned to local governments for Lake Harris, Trout Lake, Lake Carlton, Lake Yale and the Palatlakaha River.
The Second Phase of the Upper Ocklawaha Basin Management Action Plan was adopted in 2014 to address nutrient problems in Lake Apopka, Palatlakaha River, Lake Griffin, Lake Yale, Lake Eustis, Lake Harris, Trout Lake, Lake Carlton, Lake Dora, and Lake Beauclair
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is the state’s lead agency for environmental management and stewardship – protecting our air, water and land. The vision of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection is to create strong community partnerships, safeguard Florida’s natural resources and enhance its ecosystems.