This rule is being established pursuant to s. 373.042 and 373.0421, F.S. The rulemaking will establish minimum flows and levels for the upper and middle reaches of the Suwannee River and their associated priority springs, including four Outstanding ...  

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    DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

    RULE NO.:RULE TITLE:

    62-42.300Minimum Flows and Levels and Recovery and Prevention Strategies

    PURPOSE AND EFFECT: This rule is being established pursuant to s. 373.042 and 373.0421, F.S. The rulemaking will establish minimum flows and levels for the upper and middle reaches of the Suwannee River and their associated priority springs, including four Outstanding Florida Springs. This will have the potential to impact consumptive use applicants and permittees within the Suwannee River and St. Johns River Water Management Districts.

    SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: The rulemaking will address the minimum flows and levels for the upper and middle reaches of the Suwannee River, and their associated priority springs, including four Outstanding Florida Springs. The rule will also establish prevention or recovery strategies, if applicable, as required by s. 373.0421, F.S.

    RULEMAKING AUTHORITY: 373.026(7), 373.036(1)(d), 373.042, 373.0421, 373.043, 373.171, FS.

    LAW IMPLEMENTED: 373.023, 373.026, 373.036(1)(d), 373.042, 373.0421, 373.086, 373.103, 373.171, 373.175, 373.223, 373.246, 373.250, 373.418, 373.451, 373.453, 373.703, 403.064, FS.

    IF REQUESTED IN WRITING AND NOT DEEMED UNNECESSARY BY THE AGENCY HEAD, A RULE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP WILL BE NOTICED IN THE NEXT AVAILABLE FLORIDA ADMINISTRATIVE REGISTER.

    THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT AND A COPY OF THE PRELIMINARY DRAFT, IF AVAILABLE, IS: Kristine Morris, Kristine.P.Morris@dep.state.fl.us or (850)245-3139.

    THE PRELIMINARY TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT IS NOT AVAILABLE.

Document Information

Subject:
The rulemaking will address the minimum flows and levels for the upper and middle reaches of the Suwannee River, and their associated priority springs, including four Outstanding Florida Springs. The rule will also establish prevention or recovery strategies, if applicable, as required by s. 373.0421, F.S.
Purpose:
This rule is being established pursuant to s. 373.042 and 373.0421, F.S. The rulemaking will establish minimum flows and levels for the upper and middle reaches of the Suwannee River and their associated priority springs, including four Outstanding Florida Springs. This will have the potential to impact consumptive use applicants and permittees within the Suwannee River and St. Johns River Water Management Districts.
Rulemaking Authority:
373.026(7), 373.036(1)(d), 373.042, 373.0421, 373.043, 373.171, FS
Law:
373.023, 373.026, 373.036(1)(d), 373.042, 373.0421, 373.086, 373.103, 373.171, 373.175, 373.223, 373.246, 373.250, 373.418, 373.451, 373.453, 373.703, 403.064, FS
Contact:
Kristine Morris, Kristine.P.Morris@dep.state.fl.us or (850)245-3139.
Related Rules: (1)
62-42.300.