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Public Rule Development Workshop - Chapter 62-41.400-403, F.A.C.

Event Date: 
Monday, August 28, 2023 - 11:00am EDT
Office of Water Policy and Ecosystems Restoration
Program Area: 
Water Policy (General)
Public Notice
Public Notice: 
401 E University Ave.
Gainesville, FL 32601

DEP is proposing revisions to Chapter 62-41.400-403, F.A.C., entitled "Outstanding Florida Springs" to adopt uniform rules for issuing permits which prevent groundwater withdrawals that are harmful to the water resources and to adopt a uniform definition of the term “harmful to the water resources” to provide water management districts with minimum standards necessary to be consistent with the overall water policy of the state for Outstanding Florida Springs. The purpose of this rule development workshop is to discuss and receive public input on the development of proposed amendments.

DEP is hosting this public workshop for in-person attendees at the address listed below, as well as virtually via Microsoft Teams. 

Alachua County Headquarters Library – Meeting Room A
401 E University Ave.
Gainesville, FL 32601

Join the meeting (on your computer or mobile phone).

Copies of meeting materials are available at:

Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop is asked to advise the agency at least five days before the workshop by contacting Pamela Flores, Environmental Administrator, Office of Water Policy and Ecosystem Restoration at 850-245-3194 or  

If you have a hearing or speech impairment, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service at 1-800-955-8771 (TDD) or 1-800-955-8770 (voice).

Contact Name: 
Pamela Flores
Contact Phone: 
Last Modified:
August 25, 2023 - 3:45pm

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