Month: July 2017

A Call for Public/Private Partnerships to Help Win South Florida’s Battle with Wising Sea Levels

South Florida faces both immediate and long-term threats from climate change. The impact of sea-level rise is already evident in the form of urban flooding during high tides and major storms; saltwater intrusion that endangers groundwater supplies and inland ecosystems; and coastal erosion that is compromising the very beaches that millions of tourists flock to […]

Village Receives $550K State Grant for Stormwater Projects

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection announced on June 23 that it had awarded $550,000 to the Village of Palmetto Bay for stormwater infrastructure improvements as part of a nearly $3 million funding program awarding grants to communities across Florida. The overall program is designed to improve water quality in impaired springs, rivers, lakes and […]