Rules in Development

Notice of Rule Developments (begin rulemaking)

Rule No.

40C-2, Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.)

Rule Title

PERMITTING OF CONSUMPTIVE
USES OF WATER (CUP Delegation Rules)
(Posted on 5-11-18)

Description

The purpose of the amendments to rules in Chapter 40C-2, F.A.C., will be to update the types of consumptive use permits the District staff is delegated the authority to approve. A draft of the rule language that will be discussed at the 3 p.m. rule development workshop on May 24, 2018 in Palatka will be available by May 17.

Ways to attend the May 24, 2018 rule development workshop starting at 3 p.m. (other than by attending in person):

To join the meeting from your computer, tablet, or smartphone, please register in advance to receive a confirmation email containing a unique link for joining the webinar:

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United States (Toll Free): Dial 1 866-901-6455 Access Code: 344-809-015 (then press #)

Rule No.

40C-8.031, Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.)

Rule Title

Minimum Surface Water Levels and Flows and Groundwater Levels (Lake Brooklyn and Lake Geneva) (Posted on 5-8-18)

Description

The proposed rule amendment will amend the minimum water levels for Lake Brooklyn and Lake Geneva in Clay and Bradford counties pursuant to the mandate of section 373.042, Florida Statutes. A draft of the rule language is not yet available.  The draft Minimum Levels Determination for Lake Brooklyn and Geneva, the Peer Review report by Cardno, and the Peer Review report by HSW will be discussed at the rule development workshop on July 26, 2018 in Palatka. After the July 26 workshop, the District plans to hold a second workshop in the Fall to discuss and receive public input on draft rule language.

Ways to attend the July 26, 2018 rule development workshop starting at 5 p.m. (other than by attending in person):

To join the meeting from your computer, tablet, or smartphone, please register in advance to receive a confirmation email containing a unique link for joining the webinar:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/643040971584501762

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United States (Toll Free): Dial 1 866 952 8437 Access Code: 977-154-290 (then press #)

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Rule No.

40C-2.101, Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.)

Rule Title

Publications Incorporated by Reference (Lake Brooklyn and Lake Geneva Strategy Rules)
(Posted on 5-8-18)

Description

The amendments to Rule 40C-2.101, F.A.C., and the Applicant’s Handbook, Consumptive Uses of Water (AH) that is incorporated by reference in 40C-2.101(1)(a), will create the regulatory part of a prevention/recovery strategy for Lake Brooklyn and/or Lake Geneva. A draft of the rule language is not yet available.  After the July 26 workshop, the District plans to hold a second workshop in the Fall to discuss and receive public input on draft rule language.

Ways to attend the July 26, 2018 rule development workshop starting at 5 p.m. (other than by attending in person):

To join the meeting from your computer, tablet, or smartphone, please register in advance to receive a confirmation email containing a unique link for joining the webinar:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/643040971584501762

To join the meeting using your phone:
United States (Toll Free): Dial 1 866 952 8437 Access Code: 977-154-290 (then press #)

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Rule No.

40C-8.031, Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.)

Rule Title

Minimum Surface Water Levels and Flows and Groundwater Levels (Lake Prevatt and Sylvan Lake)
(Posted on 1-7-2014)

Description

The proposed rule amendment will be to amend the established minimum water levels for Lake Prevatt in Orange County and Sylvan Lake in Seminole County pursuant to the mandate of section 373.042,
Florida Statutes.

Rule No.

40C-8.031, Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.)

Rule Title

Minimum Surface Water Levels and Flows and Groundwater Levels (Lake Apshawa North and Lake Apshawa South)
(Posted on 1-7-2014)

Description

The proposed rule amendment will be to amend the established minimum water levels for Lake Apshawa North and Lake Apshawa South in Lake County pursuant to the mandate of section 373.042, Florida Statutes.

Rule No.

40C-8.031, Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.)

Rule Title

Minimum Surface Water Levels and Flows and Groundwater Levels (lower Ocklawaha River and lakes Apopka, Beauclair, Dora, Eustis, Griffin and Harris)
(Posted on 1-7-2014)

Description

The proposed rule amendment will be to adopt: (1) minimum water levels and flows for the lower Ocklawaha River at State Road 40, and (2) minimum water levels for the following lakes in the following counties: Apopka (Lake and Orange counties), Beauclair (Lake and Orange counties), Dora (Lake County), Eustis (Lake County), Griffin (Lake County), and Harris (Lake County) pursuant to the mandate of section 373.042, Florida Statutes.

Public meetings

The St. Johns River Water Management District held public meetings Feb. 3, 2016, and Feb. 4, 2016 at its Maitland Service Center to seek public input as part of its work to develop minimum flows and levels(MFLs) for the Upper Ocklawaha River Basin (UORB), including lakes Apopka, Beauclair, Dora, Eustis, Harris and Griffin, in Lake, Marion and Orange counties. The district also initiated formal peer review of the UORB hydrologic model (HSPF — Hydrological Simulation Program—Fortran). The primary purpose of these workshops was for the peer reviewers to work together to collectively develop a single peer-review report regarding the UORB hydrologic model. The models, supporting documents, and peer review panel and stakeholder review comments regarding these models and documents can be accessed using the following link: Upper Ocklawaha Peer Review

Notice of Proposed Rules (complete rulemaking)

None at this time.