Public Notices, Outreach & Education

Public Workshop on Draft Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) for Impaired Waters in the Middle St. Johns River Basin
Jean Rhein Central Branch Library, 215 N. Oxford Road, Casselberry, Florida
Event Details:

To receive public comments on draft nutrient total maximum daily load (TMDL) reports for impaired waters in the Middle St. Johns River Basin, to be adopted in Rule 62-304.505, F.A.C. These nutrient TMDLs, if adopted, will constitute site-specific numeric interpretations of the narrative nutrient criterion set forth in paragraph 62-302.530(90)(b), F.A.C., that would replace the otherwise applicable numeric nutrient criteria in subsection 62-302.531(2) for these particular waters. The TMDLs to be presented at the public workshop include TMDLs for Bear Gully Lake (WBID 3009), Lake Searcy (WBID 2986E), and Lake Alma (WBID 2986D). The draft TMDL documents for these impaired waters will be placed on the Department’s TMDL website ( by August 29, 2017 and will be provided upon request to interested parties by mail or via email distribution. The Department will accept written comments on the draft TMDLs, as well as the establishment of these nutrient TMDLs as site- specific interpretations of the narrative nutrient criterion, through October 5, 2017. Written comments should be directed to: Ansel Bubel, Administrator, Watershed Evaluation and TMDL Section, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Mail Station 3555, 2600 Blair Stone Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2400 or via email:

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Notice Date:
Sep 29 2017 - 9:30am to 9:30pm