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Palm River Restoration Project Phase II, East McKay Bay (Implementation)

Implementing Organization

Florida State

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$856,430

Known Leveraged Funding

$0

Funding Organization

Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council

Funding Program

The RESTORE Act Funds Bucket 2: Comprehensive Plan

Details

Project Category

Environmental

Project Actions

Water Quality Restoration and Maintenance

Targeted Resources

Wetlands/Marshes/Estuaries

Project Description

The project consists of extensive habitat restoration, water quality improvement, and mitigation of erosion along the Palm River at the mouth of McKay Bay, within the Tampa Bay Watershed. The planning objective is to complete all applicable environmental compliance and permitting for the habitat restoration and stormwater ponds construction. If implemented in the future, the project would remove exotic vegetation, create of an herbaceous wetland, and build three stormwater management areas that will provide water quality treatment for 436 acres of residential, commercial, and industrial developed land.

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