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Florida Artificial Reef Creation and Restoration

Implementing Organization

State of Florida


DWH Project Funding


Known Leveraged Funding


Funding Organization

Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees (NRDA)

Funding Program

Natural Resource Damage Assessment NRDA


Project Category

Recreational Use

Project Actions

Engineering and/or Construction

Targeted Resources

Recreational Resources

Project Description

This project involves deploying artificial reefs in Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, Walton, and Bay Counties. These improvements include the deployment of artificial reefs units at different depths across the participating counties in permitted areas within State waters in the Gulf of Mexico. The work will be completed in two Phases (Phase A and Phase B).


Keith Mille
(850) 617-9633
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