Thursday, May 25, 2017

NWFWMD to Hold Public Workshops on Apalachicola River & Bay Surface Water Improvement & Management Plan

The Northwest Florida Water Management District (NWFWMD) will host public workshops to support development of an update to the Surface Water Improvement and Management (SWIM) plan for the Apalachicola River and Bay watershed at the dates, times, and locations listed below. These meetings will feature presentations about current challenges, proposed plan objectives, and project options. An opportunity to submit comments and recommendations that will be used in the development of the plan will also be provided. The draft plan will be released for further public review and comment later this year. All interested parties are encouraged to attend and participate.

June 5, 2017
Marianna – Citizen’s Park Lodge, 4574 Lodge Drive, Marianna, Florida 32446
5:30 pm Central Time

June 7, 2017
Apalachicola – Apalachicola Community Center at Battery Park, 1 Bay Ave, Apalachicola, Florida 32320 (in Battery Park, adjacent to Gorrie Bridge)
2:00 pm Eastern Time

Note - each workshop will cover the same information; there is no need to attend both meetings.

More information, including a meeting agenda, will be made available at the District’s website at:

If you have any questions and for more information, please contact Paul Thorpe at (850) 539-5999 or via email at