Tag: water

Green Industries Best Management Practices

The Green Industries Best Management Practices (GI-BMPs) were established in response to community concerns about water quality and water quantity issues in Florida. The GI-BMPs teach environmentally safe landscaping practices that help conserve and protect Florida’s ground and… Read More

Landscaping in Florida: Land of Flowers, Heat and Bugs

Florida has a unique ecosystem, which involves its climate, geology, plants, wildlife and water. Homeowners who are new to Florida, or those who want to create a more Florida-friendly home through conservation and nature-friendly yards, can do just… Read More

How to Dispose of Unwanted Medicines and Personal Care Products

Did you know that pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) are the emerging contaminants that impact the water we drink, bathe in, and use for recreation? Using the toilet or trash to dispose of medicine can put people,… Read More

Ag BMPs: Implementation Verification Rulemaking Becomes Effective Today

The 2016 Florida Water Bill established that agricultural best management practices (BMPs) are enforceable and that the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) shall verify implementation of BMPs by enrolled producers and landowners. In short, simply… Read More