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Florida Water Management Inventory Project

Contact the Inventory Team

  •  850-245-4250
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    Fax

    850-487-0864
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    Mailing Address

    Bureau of Environmental Health, Water & Onsite Programs 

    4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin A-08 

    Tallahassee, FL 32399-1710 

Project Goal 

The goal of the Florida Water Management Inventory (FLWMI) is to provide an up-to-date centralized geographic data map linking each built property in the state with a drinking water source (public water or private domestic well) and wastewater treatment method (central sewer or onsite septic).

Project Overview 

The initial inventory was completed in October, 2016, and reflects information received from multiple stakeholders across the state.  However, there are several public water and sewer providers that did not submit information leaving gaps in the data.  The next cycle of the inventory is focused on filling in these gaps.

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) collects specific information for wastewater treatment facilities and public water systems.  They do not collect any information on the properties served by those facilities.  The FLWMI is unique across the United States, no other inventory captures parcel-level drinking water and wastewater information at this scale or magnitude.  It is the only data resource of its kind to exist on a statewide level, making this project truly unique and an example that other states can model.

Maps and Data 

All completed maps and data from the first project cycle are available for public use from the FTP site.

Click on county name to see county specific information.

Map of Florida Alachua Baker Bay Bradford Brevard Broward Calhoun Charlotte Citrus Clay Collier Columbia Desoto Dixie Duval Escambia Flagler Franklin Gadsden Gilchrist Glades Gulf Hamilton Hardee Hendry Hernado Highlands Hillsborough Holmes Indian River Jackson Jefferson Lafayette Lake Lee Leon Levy Liberty Madison Manatee Marion Martin Miami-Dade Monroe Nassau Okaloosa Okeechobee Orange Osceola Palm Beach Pasco Pinellas Polk Putnam St. Johns St. Lucie Santa Rosa Sarasota Seminole Sumter Suwannee Taylor Union Volusia Wakulla Walton Washington

Project Benefits 

The benefits resulting from the FLWMI include:

  • Shared data enhances customer service, permitting, development review, and planning activities for state agencies, local government, utilities, citizens, and other interested parties
  • Disaster preparedness and response activities are improved resulting in more accurate estimates of impacts on public health and infrastructure during disasters
  • Enhanced resource for homeowners, home-buyers, realtors, and other entities interested in potable water and wastewater services
  • Increased awareness and outreach through the centralized web portal of maps and data as well as consolidated project results accessible to the public
  • Identify redundancies and information gaps related to drinking water and wastewater distribution
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