Band 1 Project Components

Primary Purpose

Reported Potential Natural System Benefits

IRL-S: Natural Areas Real Estate Acquisition (Phase 1)

Habitat restoration

Preserve natural habitat.

Broward County Water Preserve Area: C-9 Impoundment

Water storage

Divert urban runoff into impoundments.

Broward County Water Preservation Area (WPA): C-11 Impoundment

Water storage

Divert urban runoff into impoundments.

Broward County WPA: WCA 3A-3B Seepage Management

Seepage management

Reduce water seepage losses from WCA 3A/3B.

Acme Basin B Discharge

Water storage

Provide water and water quality treatment for Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge.

Site 1 Impoundment

Water storage

Reduce water demands on Lake Okeechobee and Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge.

C-111 Spreader Canal

Habitat restoration

Reestablish sheet flow in South Dade County.

North Palm Beach County: C-51 and L-8 Basin Reservoir

Water storage

Improve timing and volume of discharges to Loxahatchee Slough and Lake Worth Lagoon and improve hydropattern in wildlife management area.

Everglades Agricultural Area Storage Reservoir, Part 1, Phase 1

Water storage

Improve timing of deliveries to WCA 2A and 3A and moderate high stages in Lake Okeechobee as well as water discharges to the estuaries from the lake.

Lake Okeechobee Watershed: Lake Istokpoga Regulation Schedule

Habitat restoration

Enhance fish and wildlife habitat in Lake Istokpoga littoral zone.

Modify Rotenberger Wildlife Management Area Operation Plan

Habitat restoration

Enhance plant and animal habitat.

Lakes Park Restoration

Habitat restoration

Reduce exotic species and enhance watershed biodiversity in Hendry Creek.

C-43 Basin Storage Reservoir

Water storage

Improve timing and water quality of freshwater discharges to Caloosahatchee Estuary.

NOTE: Reported natural system benefits were obtained from the project descriptions and supporting project materials found at www.evergladesplan.org/pm/projects/project_list.cfm. The primary project purpose represents the committee’s judgment based on the same materials. Among the primary purposes, water storage could provide benefits to both the natural system and to the human environment, depending on the water reservations ultimately determined. Gray shading indicates those projects being constructed by the South Florida Water Management District.



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