Alachua County Stormwater Management Plan – 2017


Alachua County residents, SAVE THE DATE!       April 20, 6pm-9pm
Senior Recreation Center, 5701 NW 34th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32653The Alachua County Environmental Protection Advisory Committee (EPAC) will hold a public forum on the County’s proposed updated Stormwater Treatment Manual. .

There will be four speakers: Mark Clark-UF Wetlands Ecologist, Tom Morris-Springs Expert, Adam Bolten-Builders representative, and Matt Surrency-Mayor of Hawthorne. The wrap up speaker will be Cynthia Barnett.

Stormwater, the runoff from roofs and roads into our creeks, lakes and aquifer, is a major source of water pollution. Alachua County is currently in the process of updating its Stormwater Management Plan to better protect our water resources. But, developer opposition is already forming and we will need a strong turnout at both this meeting and at the adoption hearings which will start soon.

Read this Gainesville Sun article for more information. If you would like to help on this issue, please email us at ssjsierra@gmail.com.