The Division of Water Resource Management (DWRM) is responsible for implementing state laws providing for the protection of the quality of Florida’s drinking water, ground water, rivers, lakes, estuaries and wetlands; reclamation of mined lands; and the preservation of the state’s beach and dune systems.
The division continues to work toward safeguarding Florida’s water resources and enhancing natural systems through partnering with local communities, and providing a more certain, consistent and effective regulatory process.
Justin Green, Director, Division of Water Resource Management Prior to becoming Director of the Division of Water Resource Management, Justin Green served as Director of DEP’s Division of Air Resource Management. Justin’s focus during his tenure with the agency has been ensuring statewide quality and consistency, modernizing the division’s electronic tools, and finding common-sense solutions to complex problems. He has a law degree from the Florida State University College of Law and received his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin.
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.