Tampa Bay National Estuary Program (Implementation)

Project Overview

Implementing Organization
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

DWH Project Funding


Known Leveraged Funding


Funding Organization

Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council

Funding Program

The RESTORE Act Funds Bucket 2: Comprehensive Plan

Project Location: Florida

Funding Source: Transocean and Anadarko
Controlling Document: The RESTORE Act
Year Awarded: 2018

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Water Quality Restoration and Maintenance

Targeted Resources

Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries

Project Description

EPA will, through the Tampa Bay Estuary Program, fund planning activities in support of 7 projects across the TBEP geographic region; (1) Coopers Point Water Quality Improvement (City of Clearwater); (2) Bio-solids to Energy (City of St. Petersburg); (3) Copeland Park Stormwater Enhancements (City of Tampa); (4) Coastal Invasive Plant Removal (Hillsborough County); (5) Robinson Preserve Water Quality and Habitat Restoration (Manatee County); (6) Ft Desoto Recirculation and Seagrass Recovery (Pinellas County), and (7) Palm River Habitat and Water Quality Restoration Phase II (Southwest Florida Water Management District). If funded in the future, these projects would be implemented.

Project Contact

Project Partners

State of Florida

Affiliated Institutions


Project ID: 777
Project Name: Tampa Bay National Estuary Program (Implementation)
SourceUID: EGID17
Latitude: 27.86669492
Longitude: -82.35786436
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Florida
County: Hillsborough, Pinellas, Manatee
Project Category: Environmental
Project Action: Water Quality Restoration and Maintenance
Additional Project Action(s):
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Wetlands / Marshes / Estuaries
Targeted Resource(s):
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2022
Implementing Organization: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Implementing Organization Type: Federal
Point of Contact – Name: None
Point of Contact – Phone: None
Point of Contact – Email: None
Other Partners: State of Florida
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: https://www.restorethegulf.gov/sites/default/files/FPL_forDec9Vote_Errata_04-07-2016.pdf#page=215
Project Comments: None
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: 867
Aquatic Restoration Acreage: 0
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage: None
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 1544960
DWH Funder: Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council
DWH Funder Type: Consortium
DWH Funding Program: The RESTORE Act Funds Bucket 2: Comprehensive Plan
DWH Dollar Amount : 1544960
DWH Source: Transocean and Anadarko
Fund Origin: Civil Settlement
Controlling Documents: The RESTORE Act
Award Year: 2018
Award Month: 0
Total Amount Leveraged: 0