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Water supply

Central Florida Water Initiative

Meet the Technical Team

Name:Lori Burklew

Title:Hydrologist, PG/PE


  • Master of Science, Geology, University of Florida
  • Bachelor of Science, Geology, University of Florida


Burklew has been with the district since April 1998, specializing in consump­tive use permitting and, more recently, in water supply planning.

Primary Initiative Responsibility:

Burklew is assisting in development of minimum flows and levels prevention and recovery strategies for Seminole, North Orange and south Lake counties within the Central Florida Water Initiative (CFWI) planning area.

Name:P. Scott Laidlaw, P.G.

Title:Bureau Chief, Water Supply Planning


  • Post Graduate Studies, Hydrogeology, University of South Florida
  • Bachelor of Science, Geology, University of Florida


Laidlaw has been with the district since April 2010, specializing in water supply planning and development, and consumptive use permitting. He has more than 30 years of experience in water resources, including water use permit­ting, resource evaluation and water supply development. He has a thorough knowledge of the geology and hydrogeology of Florida and extensive expertise in water supply development and permitting, well construction permitting and testing.

Primary Initiative Responsibility:

Laidlaw provides regulatory and planning support related to the water supply planning, prevention/​recovery strategies, and water use regulations that may be necessary to address the permitting and resource-related issues in the CFWI.


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