The Clean Water Act
The Clean Water Act was first enacted in 1972. It serves as a framework to regulate the pollution of surface waters in the United States. It does not include the protection of groundwater (which is a protected under of the ... READ MORE
From freshwater lakes to vast underground aquifers, central Florida has a wealth of water resources. Water sources can be split into groundwater and surface water.
Over 90% of Florida's drinking water comes from underground aquifers. ... READ MORE
The Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) program is among the major programs implemented by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) to address water quality issues in the state. The establishment of the TMDL program is grounded ... READ MORE