2021 Upper East Coast Water Supply Plan Update - Public Stakeholder Meeting


This meeting will be conducted via Zoom, a media technology free for the public to use. Please use the link below to register for and view the meeting: 


For more information about the meeting, contact: Nancy Demonstranti, 561-682-2563 or ndemonst@sfwmd.gov


1. Welcome and Progress Since 2016

Mark Elsner, Water Supply Bureau Chief, SFWMD

2. 2021 Plan Update Process, Goals and Objectives, Planning Area Overview

Nancy Demonstranti, Plan Manager, SFWMD

3. Overview of Citrus Industry in the Upper East Coast

Lorenzo Rossi, Assistant Professor of Plant Root Biology, University of Florida – Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

4. Demand Estimates and Projections

Nathan Kennedy, Economist, NES Consulting

10-minute break

5. Water Resource Protection Tools

Toni Edwards, Senior Scientist, SFWMD

6. Update on Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Projects

Leslye Waugh, Section Administrator, SFWMD

7. Next Steps

Nancy Demonstranti, Plan Manager, SFWMD

8. Adjourn

Presentations will be available prior to the workshop at www.sfwmd.gov/uecplan.

One or more members of the Governing Board of the South Florida Water Management District may attend these meetings. No Governing Board action will be taken.

Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least sevn days before the workshop/meeting by contacting: Rosie Byrd, District Clerk, 561-682-6805. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1 (800) 955-8771 (TDD) or 1 (800) 955-8770 (Voice).