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Assessment and Restoration Support   850-245-8346

  • Standards and Assessment  850-245 8064
    Administers rules and standards for surface water quality and impaired waters & coordinates the development of numeric nutrient criteria.

  • Watershed Assessment  850-245-8346
    Water body assessment and listing of impaired waters

  • Watershed Monitoring 850-245-8433
    Implements the state’s Status and Trends monitoring networks for both surface and ground water, including coordination with other monitoring entities

Beaches, Mining and ERP  850-245-7651

Laboratories  850-245-8059

  • Biology  850-245-8177
    Field sampling, laboratory analyses, technical review and data interpretations

  • Chemistry  850-245-8085
    Management services, expert witnesses, technical guidance, analytical laboratory support

  • Laboratory Support  850-245-8059
    Laboratory instrument and desktop PC support, LIMS development, QA oversight and sample receiving.

Mining and Mitigation  850-245-7554

  • Environmental Resources  863-534-7077  
    Ecological planning and wetland permitting support

  • Mandatory Non-Phosphate  850-245-7554
    Reclamation of non-phosphate-mined lands

  • Mandatory Phosphate  850-245-7554
    Reclamation of lands mined for phosphate after June 1975

  • Non-Mandatory Reimbursement  850-245-8421
    Grants for reclamation of lands mined for phosphate before July 1975

  • Oil and Gas  850-245-8848
    Permitting authority for oil and gas drilling, production, and geophysical exploration in Florida

  • Phosphogypsum Program

  • Phosphate Management Program
    Permitting, compliance, enforcement, financial responsibility and closure associated with phosphogypsum stack systems

  • Program Management and Evaluation 850-245-8660

  • Technical Support  850-245-8684
    Engineering and hydrology

  • Wetland Delineation 850-245-8474
    Perform wetland delineations, provide training in wetland delineation and classification, provide technical assistance

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Submerged Lands (Wetlands) and Environmental Resource Coordination  850-245-8474

  • Compliance and Enforcement 850-245-8488
    Compliance and Enforcement for ERP Permitting & Sovereign Submerged Lands, public outreach

  • Mitigation  850-245-8474
    Mitigation, offsite mitigation, offsite regional mitigation, and the purchase of mitigation credits from permitted mitigation banks

  • Environmental Resource Permitting 850-245-8474
    Questions on Sovereign Submerged Lands and Environmental Resource Permit programs, issues involving Sovereign Submerged Lands and all rulemaking

  • Wetland Delineation 850-245-8474
    Perform wetland delineations, provide training in wetland delineation and classification, provide technical assistance

Water Facilities Funding  850-245-8358

  • Drinking Water Funding  850-245-8358

  • Drinking Water State Revolving Fund 850-245-8366
    Drinking Water State Revolving Fund facilities planning and design reviews; construction management; project closeout

  • Operator Certification  850-245-7500
    Water and wastewater operator testing and licensing; complaint investigation

  • Program Management  850-245-8358
    Financial management; loan disbursements; loan repayments

  • Wastewater & Stormwater Funding  850-245-8358
    Clean Water State Revolving Fund facilities planning and design reviews; construction management; project closeout; small community wastewater grants

  • Water Supply Restoration   850-245-8369
    Restoration of drinking water (filters, lines, new wells) where private wells are contaminated

Water Facilities Regulation  850-245-8600

  • Drinking Water  850-245-8624
    Permitting, compliance, and enforcement coordination; technical assistance; monitoring and reporting data management; rule development

  • Ground Water Regulatory  850-245-8645
    Wellhead Protection; Source Water Protection; Ground Water Delineation Program; Water Well Contractors Information and Violations Clearinghouse; technical assistance; rule development

  • NPDES Stormwater  850-245-8430
    Stormwater permitting and compliance associated with construction activity, certain industrial sectors, and Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4)

  • Underground Injection Control  850-245-8655
    Permitting, compliance, and enforcement coordination; monitoring and reporting data management; rule development

  • Wastewater Management  850-245-8664

    • Domestic Wastewater  850-245-8605
      Permitting, compliance, and enforcement coordination; reuse; residuals; industrial pretreatment; local program delegation; rule development

    • Industrial Wastewater  850-245-8589
      Permitting, compliance, and enforcement coordination; power plant permitting; animal husbandry; rule development

    • Wastewater Compliance Evaluation  850-245-8567
      Compliance and enforcement coordination; toxicity issues; permit forms

Water Policy  850-245-8675

  • Water Management District oversight, Florida Water Plan, District Water Management Plan Review

Watershed Restoration  850-245-7508

  • Ground Water  & Springs Protection  850-245-8228
    Ground water, including ground water – surface water interaction & basin assessment, Springs Initiative, data assessment & statistics, agrichemical effects (pesticides & fertilizer Best Management Practices), technical support

  • Nonpoint Source Management  850-245-7508
    Federal 319 grant coordination; stormwater and nonpoint source technical assistance

  • Watershed Data Services  850-245-8556
    Responsible for helping monitoring entities and DEP staff input data into STORET and the DEP database. Provides GIS support

  • Watershed Evaluation & TMDL 850-245-8449
    Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDL), Water Quality Based Effluent Limitations (WQBEL)

  • Watershed Planning & Coordination  850-245-7508
    Watershed/basin management planning activities associated with TMDL implementation

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Last updated: March 06, 2014

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