Public workshop Aug. 16 will address Wekiva Basin MFLs in the CFWI area

MAITLAND, Fla., Aug. 9, 2018 — The St. Johns River Water Management District will hold a public workshop to discuss the peer review of Minimum Flows and Levels (MFLs) for water bodies within the Central Florida Water Initiative (CFWI) area. This workshop will include discussion of surface water model peer review plans for MFLs water bodies within the Wekiva Basin.

The district is seeking public comment at this workshop on the district’s peer review selection criteria and on the recommended peer review panel for the surface water models that will be used in the determination and assessment of Wekiva Basin MFLs.

WHAT: Public workshop to discuss peer review selection criteria and recommended peer review panel for the surface water models that will be used for Wekiva Basin MFLs in the CFWI.

WHEN: Aug. 16, 2018, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

WHERE: District’s Maitland Service Center, Wekiva and Econ rooms, 2nd floor, 601 S. Lake Destiny Road, Maitland, FL  32751

To join the meeting by phone, call 1-888-670-3525 and enter passcode 4300576614 then #.

Establishing MFLs is an important goal in the district’s work of planning for adequate water supplies for today and for future generations while also protecting the district’s water resources. The district is setting MFLs for lakes, streams, rivers, wetlands, springs and aquifers.