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Research Review and Advisory Committee

Contact the Research Team

  •  850-245-4250



    Mailing Address

    Bureau of Environmental Health 

    Water and Onsite Programs 

    4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin A-08 

    Tallahassee, FL 32399-1710 

If you would like to receive electronic mail updates about research on Florida's onsite sewage systems and the activities of the Research Review and Advisory Committee, please contact the Onsite Sewage Programs' Tallahassee Office.

Research Priorities (72 kb pdf)

Research Reports

Nitrogen Reduction Strategies Study

Department of Health Wekiva Information

Research Review and Advisory Committee Members (31 kb pdf)

The next RRAC meeting will be:

Date and Time: October 21, 2016

Location: Florida Department of Health Southwood Complex

     4042 Bald Cypress Way, Conference Room 301

     Tallahassee, FL 32399

Or: Via conference call / web conference

     Toll free call-in number: 1-888-670-3525

     Conference pass code: 8605907413

     Website: Adobe Connect 

Meeting Materials

Recent Meeting Information

Unless otherwise noted, all links are in Portable Document Format (PDF) and are less than 5 MB in size.

a. December 10, 2015
    Draft minutes from October 6, 2015 meeting
    Draft Florida Onsite Sewage Nitrogen Reduction Strategies Study Final Report

b. October 6, 2015
      Agenda pdf
      Approved Minutes from October 6, 2015 meeting pdf
      Task B final technology report pdf
      Appendices for Task B final technology report pdf
      Draft Implementation Plan pdf
      Florida Water Management Inventory Status Update – Sept 15 pdf
      Presentation pdf
      Task B Draft Final Report Comment Responses pdf
      Draft Table of Contents for Final Nitrogen Study Report pdf

c. July 28, 2015
      Agenda pdf
      Approved Minutes from July 28, 2015 Meeting pdf
      Task B Final Technology Report pdf
      Life cycle cost assessment tool xls 
      Life cycle cost assessment user guide pdf           
      Task D planning level tool xlsm
      User guide task D pdf
      Meeting Presentation pdf
      Presentation by Hazen and Sawyer on Nitrogen Study pdf

d. March 19, 2015
      Approved Meeting Minutes pdf
      Meeting Presentation pdf
      Agenda pdf     

e. March 3, 2015
      Approved Meeting Minutes
      Meeting Presentation
      Nitrogen Tasks in New Purchase Order
      Nitrogen Tasks Not Included in New Purchase Order 
      Research Program Update Except - Sept 25, 2014 TRAP Minutes

f.  February 26, 2014
      Approved Meeting Minutes
      Meeting Presentation
      February 2014 Nitrogen Study Progress Report
      Description of Passive System Installations

Historical Meeting Information

Unless otherwise noted, all links are in Portable Document Format (PDF) and are less than 5 MB in size.

*Note: This page contains materials in the Portable Document Format (PDF). The free Adobe Reader may be required to view these files.  Some of the PDF files are zipped to make them faster to download. You may need WinZip to decompress them prior to reading them.

Hardcopies of the above files can also be obtained by contacting the Onsite Sewage Program's Tallahassee office.