Water Quality & Land Management

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This division strives to improve quality of life in Escambia County by leveraging local funding and expertise to restore, protect and manage surface waters, natural areas and the urban forest.

(850) 595-3496
3363 West Park Place
Pensacola, FL 32505

Notice of Selection Process for Tourism Representative to the Escambia County RESTORE Advisory Committee

Friday, March 20, 2015 - 5:16pm

The Escambia County Board of County Commissioners is seeking applicants to represent the Tourism industry on the RESTORE (Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability Tourist Opportunities and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States) Act Advisory Committee. The purpose of the Committee is to develop a plan, take public input and set the final goals for the community’s use of RESTORE funds. The Committee reviews projects and submits recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners for consideration. The Committee consists of eleven members who are residents of Escambia County, with other committee members individually representing the financial industry, economic development, transportation, government, the City of Pensacola, local environmental advocacy organizations and four at-large positions.

Health Officials Encourage Awareness of of Potential Bacteria in Local Water

Saturday, August 2, 2014 - 11:18am

The Florida Department of Health in Escambia County urges residents and visitors to limit exposure to Vibrio vulnificus. Occurring naturally in the warm coastal waters, particularly during the summer months, Vibrio vulnificus has the potential to cause serious illness.

National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES)

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The NPDES Stormwater Program is a national program, mandated by Congress under the Clean Water Act, to address non-agricultural sources of stormwater discharges which adversely affect the quality of our nation’s waters. The program, administered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and delegated to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP), regulates the discharge of stormwater by municipalities, industries, and certain construction activities.


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