The core function of the Watershed Assessment Section is to use the best available information to identify waterbodies and water segments (WBIDs) that are not meeting the applicable water quality standards and designated uses based on the Impaired Waters Rule, Chapter 62-303 and Florida's Surface Water Quality Standards, Chapter 62-302, Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.).
FINAL Verified and Delist Lists of Impaired Waters for the Group 2 Basins
The Department announces the availability of the FINAL lists of impaired waters for the Group 2 Basins: Apalachicola - Chipola, Charlotte Harbor, Lower St. Johns, Middle St. Johns, St. Lucie - Loxahatchee, and Tampa Bay Tributaries.
FINAL Verified and Delist Lists of Impaired Waters for the Group 1 Basins
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.
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