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Florida AWRA meeting focuses on Tampa Bay water quality

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Join the Florida chapter of the American Water Resources Association and the Tampa Bay Estuary Program for “The Tampa Bay Water Quality Restoration Program: Current Status, Lessons Learned and Looking Forward.” During this meeting on September 19, attendees will see presentations regarding statewide nutrient management efforts and their roles in Tampa Bay; an overview of the Tampa Bay nitrogen management program; an overview of the Nitrogen Management Consortium and anticipated future challenges; using the Tampa Bay Action Plan Database to track nitrogen management projects and load reductions; private sector/utility perspective on the nitrogen management effort and other pertinent topics regarding water quality in Tampa Bay.

The meeting will be held at the Rusty Pelican Restaurant, the premier location in Tampa and Pinellas for an elegant atmosphere and enchanting food. A true gem, The Rusty Pelican has maintained a landmark reputation in the Tampa Bay area since 1978. Stunning and sophisticated with four beckoning warm fireplaces, guests can gaze at the bay and listen to the soothing sound of waves lapping at the pier below. Recent honors include a nomination for “the best view”, with an incredible panorama of Tampa Bay and the lights underneath the restaurant that illuminate the bay’s marine life. Located at: 2425 North Rocky Point Drive Tampa, FL 33607 “Florida Association of Environmental Professionals (FAEP) members are invited to attend at the AWRA membership rate. Contact Kristin Bennett for the registration code.”

Please see the link below for agenda and meeting location information. This will be a good opportunity to receive the most current information on statewide and Tampa Bay efforts (both current and looking forward) as well as an update on the RESTORE Act and climate change.