FDEP Reuse Public Hearing update - The Department of Environmental Protection announces a public hearing to which all persons are invited.
DATE AND TIME: December 8, 2022, 1:00 p.m.
PLACE: Virtual hearing. Parties can register to attend the webinar. Webinar registration is via https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5075597882797923595.
GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: The Department is rescheduling the public hearing previously noticed in the Florida Administrative Register Vol. 48, Issue No. 76, that was scheduled for Thursday, July 21, 2022. The re-scheduled hearing will give affected persons an opportunity to discuss proposed amendments to Florida Administrative Code Chapter 62-610. On October 22, 2021, the Department published proposed amendments to Chapter 62-610, Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.), to adopt recommendations of the Potable Reuse Commission’s 2020 report “Advancing Potable Reuse in Florida: Framework for the Implementation of Potable Reuse in Florida” as required by Florida’s Clean Waterways Act of 2020 and the new aquifer storage and recovery system requirements in Senate Bill 64 (2021). The Department will present the proposed amendments to the public. The hearing will provide an opportunity for affected persons to present evidence and argument on all issues under consideration. The hearing will not adjudicate rights and will not be adversarial in nature.
A copy of the agenda may be obtained after December 1, 2022, by contacting: Abel Agosto, Environmental Administrator, Division of Water Resource Management, MS 3545, 2600 Blair Stone Road, Tallahassee, FL 32399, (850)245-8603 or by email at Abel.Agosto@Floridadep.gov. Additional information regarding the rulemaking may be found on the DEP Water Resource Management Rules in Development webpage at: https://floridadep.gov/water/water/content/water-resource-management-rules-development or on the DEP Water Reuse New and Rulemaking Information webpage at https://floridadep.gov/water/domestic-wastewater/content/water-reuse-news-rulemaking-information.