State of Florida
DWH Project Funding
Known Leveraged Funding
Funding Source: Transocean and Anadarko
Controlling Document: The RESTORE Act
Year Awarded: 2018
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.