Stakeholders and Officials React to Major EAA Storage Reservoir Project Announcement
June 5, 2019
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - This morning, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) announced the latest steps it has accomplished in the ongoing effort to expedite the construction of the Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) Reservoir Project.
The District submitted permit applications to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Florida Department of Environmental Protection to begin clearing land for the project. Implementing Governor DeSantis' "Achieving More Now For Florida's Environment" Executive Order, the District has aggressively accelerated the initiation of construction by 18 months.