water quality restoration

Stormwater Pollution to Lower St. Johns River Controlled

Stormwater Pollution to Lower St. Johns River Controlled

ATLANTIC BEACH, Florida, November 24, 2008 (ENS) – The Lower St. Johns River will run cleaner now that a stormwater retrofitting project is complete at the City of Atlantic Beach. “The Hopkins Creek Project was originally proposed after storms repeatedly flooded residences and streets,” said Atlantic Beach Mayor John Meserve. The 1.7 acre Hopkins Creek…

New Vegetation Maps Will Improve Everglades Restoration

New Vegetation Maps Will Improve Everglades Restoration

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida, July 30, 2008 (ENS) – Map specialists, scientists and vegetation experts at the South Florida Water Management District have created the most detailed vegetation maps ever produced of the southern Everglades, giving water and land managers an additional tool to guide Everglades restoration. The new vegetation maps identify the locations of…