DEP is proposing revisions to Chapter 62-610, F.A.C., entitled, "Reuse of Reclaimed Water and Land Application," published on Oct. 22, 2021. These amendments are intended to adopt recommendations of the Potable Reuse Commission's 2020 report, "Advancing Potable Reuse in Florida: Framework for the Implementation of Potable Reuse in Florida," as required by Florida's Clean Waterways Act of 2020 and the new aquifer storage and recovery system requirements in Chapter 2021-168, Laws of Florida (2021 Senate Bill 64). The purpose of this public hearing is to present the proposed amendments to the public and provide an opportunity for affected persons to discuss the amendments. The hearing will not adjudicate rights and will not be adversarial in nature.
This hearing was originally scheduled to be held on May 3, 2022. It was subsequently rescheduled to July 21, 2022, then to Dec. 8, 2022.
DEP is hosting this hearing virtually via GoToWebinar. Copies of meeting materials will be posted as they become available on the webpage below.
For more information, you can also visit DEP's Water Reuse News and Rulemaking Information webpage. 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: Abel Agosto, Environmental Administrator, Division of Water Resource Management, at 850-245-8603 or via email at Abel.Agosto@FloridaDEP.gov. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service at 1-800-955-8771 (TDD) or 1-800-955-8770 (voice).
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