The Department announces the availability of the FINAL lists of impaired waters for the Group 1 Basins: Everglades West Coast, Lake Okeechobee, Ocklawaha, Ochlockonee - St. Marks, Suwannee, and Tampa Bay.
The original RAP was developed by Pinellas County in 2007 to set forth the actions to reduce nutrient loadings to Lake Seminole and restore the lake's water quality. Since 2007, updates have been submitted to the department that report on the progress of the plan.
This RAP was developed by the Southwest Florida Water Management District in cooperation with DEP, DACS, agricultural producers and others. There are 41 signatories to the Plan which sets forth actions to reduce chlorides, conductivity, and total dissolved solids in numerous waterbodies from these watersheds.
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