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

Project Overview

Implementing Organization
State of Florida

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

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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Project ID: 804
Project Name: Palm River Restoration Project Phase II, East McKay Bay (Implementation)
SourceUID: EGID47
Latitude: 27.93360154
Longitude: -82.4086781
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Florida
County: Hillsborough
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: 2021
Implementing Organization: State of Florida
Implementing Organization Type: State
Point of Contact – Name: None
Point of Contact – Phone: None
Point of Contact – Email: None
Other Partners: None
Affiliated Institutions: None
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: 49
Aquatic Restoration Acreage: 0
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage: None
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 856430
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 : 856430
DWH Source: Transocean and Anadarko
Fund Origin: Civil Settlement
Controlling Documents: The RESTORE Act
Award Year: 2018
Award Month: 0
Total Amount Leveraged: 0