The Water Quality Assessment Program (WQAP) Regional Operation Centers (ROCs) primary responsibility is providing logistical support to fulfill the data collection requirements for the Status and Trend Monitoring Networks and the Strategic Monitoring Program. Additionally, ROCs may assist with the data collection needs of other groups, such as algal bloom response, TMDLs, BMAPs and others as deemed appropriate by the division. The ROCs are located within DEP's district boundaries.
The three offices in the north region of the state have one manager and the four offices in the south region have another manager. Each office also has a local team lead (see information below).
North Regional Operational Center
South Regional Operation Center
Northwest Office (NW) 160 W. Government St., Suite 308 Pensacola, FL 32502-5794
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