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Floating Aquatic Vegetative Tilling: Can We Put Water-Hyacinths to Good Use?

Published: January 28th, 2016

By: Dennis G. Corrick

By now, the issue of nutrients in Florida’s waters is well-recognized. Runoff from urban and agricultural systems and the loss of natural wetlands have combined to raise levels of nutrients, primarily phosphorus and nitrogen, in natural systems. These can lead to blooms of algae and general imbalances of the systems. In estuaries, such as the […]

Gov. Rick Scott Signs Monumental Water Bill That Rewards Central Florida’s Planning Approach

Published: January 21st, 2016

By: Michael D. Minton

Gov. Rick Scott signed one of the more important water bills in Florida’s history on January 21, and while it has benefits for the entire state, it is particularly important for Central Florida. The law is an affirmation of everything we’ve been doing to address water conservation and supply in Central Florida. The earlier version […]

Must-reads to Understand Florida and its Water

Published: December 10th, 2015

By: Dennis G. Corrick

If you’ve ever been subjected to the punishment of having to read dense government reports that analyze our water problems, the last thing you’re probably looking for is a book-length treatise on water issues. I’m going to recommend some reading on water, and I promise that you won’t feel like you’re being punished. As a […]

Florida Legislature Reaches Turning Point on Water Policy

Published: August 24th, 2015

By: Peter M. Dunbar

Florida Legislature Reaches Turning Point on Water Policy By: Peter M. Dunbar   The optimism at the beginning of this year’s legislative deliberations that there would be major initiatives to modernize Florida’s statewide water policies and implement the provisions of Amendment One faded in the final days of the Regular Session under the weight of […]

Audubon Florida: Ranches and Water in the Everglades Headwaters

Published: June 12th, 2015

Audubon Florida works throughout the Northern Everglades region using a comprehensive approach to promote and build support for improved water management practices that balance sustainable agriculture and environmental stewardship. Learn more by viewing their video below: Audubon Florida: Ranches and Water in the Everglades Headwaters – Working Toward a Partnership

Dean Mead’s Pete Dunbar Featured on Facing Florida

Published: May 18th, 2015

By: Peter M. Dunbar

Dean Mead lawyer, Peter Dunbar, chair of the Tallahassee office Government Relations, Lobbying and Administrative Law team, and Screven Watson were guests on Facing Florida with Mike Vasilinda on April 18, 2015. They discussed highlights of the Florida Legislative Session including water supply issues and key stakeholders. See the full segment here: FF 260 seg 3 from […]