Orange Lake Restoration Project

Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Pasco, County Of

DWH Project Funding


Known Leveraged Funding


Funding Organization

The U.S. Department of Treasury

Funding Program

The RESTORE Act Funds Bucket 1: The Direct Component

Project Location: Florida

Funding Source: Transocean, Anadarko, and BP
Controlling Document: The RESTORE Act
Year Awarded: 2017

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Targeted Resources

Lakes and / or Rivers Recreational Resources

Project Description

The primary purpose of the project is to restore the lake’s water quality, improve the circulation of dissolved oxygen to support and increase aquatic life, and improve the aesthetic qualities of the lake for the benefit of the surrounding environment, community, and visitors. Improved stormwater control around the lake is also desired. RESTORE objectives addressed include ecosystem restoration, economic development, and tourism promotion. Activities include removing accumulated sediment from the lake, improving storm water capabilities and construction of amenities designed to preserve and enhance the lake.

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Affiliated Institutions


Project ID: 685
Project Name: Orange Lake Restoration Project
SourceUID: RDCGR190021
Latitude: 28.25229054
Longitude: -82.71989199
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Florida
County: Pasco
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Water Quality Restoration and Maintenance
Additional Project Action(s): Engineering and/or Construction
Additional Project Action(s): Resilience
Targeted Resource(s): Lakes and/or Rivers
Targeted Resource(s): Recreational Resources
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2018
Implementing Organization: Pasco, County Of
Implementing Organization Type: Local
Point of Contact – Name: None
Point of Contact – Phone: None
Point of Contact – Email: None
Other Partners: None
Affiliated Institutions: None
Project Comments: At this time, U.S. Department of Treasury cannot confirm the accuracy of this information. Please go to for the latest information about this project.
Acres Acquired: 0
Close Year: 0
Close Month: 0
Close day: 0
Purchase Type: None
Landowner: None
Landowner Type: None
Purpose: None
Public Access: None
Easement Holder Name : None
Easement Holder Type: None
Secondary Easement Holder 1: None
Secondary Easement Holder 2: None
Duration: None
Term: 0
Land Restoration Acreage: 0
Aquatic Restoration Acreage: 0
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage: 0
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 350000
DWH Funder: The U.S. Department of Treasury
DWH Funder Type: Federal
DWH Funding Program: The RESTORE Act Funds Bucket 1: The Direct Component
DWH Dollar Amount : 103000
DWH Source: Transocean, Anadarko, and BP
Fund Origin: Civil Settlement
Controlling Documents: The RESTORE Act
Award Year: 2017
Award Month: 3
Total Amount Leveraged: 247000