Broward County’s Water Supply Facilities Work Plan addresses the water supply sources and facilities necessary to meet existing and projected water use needs, considering the applicable regional water supply plan.
Recognizing the importance of adequate water supplies to Florida's future, the Florida Legislature has established a process for water supply planning through Florida's Community Planning Act, Water Resources Act.
Pursuant to Sections 373.709 and 163.3177, Florida Statutes, Broward County is required to update its Water Supply Facility Work Plan and applicable comprehensive plan elements within 18 months after a South Florida Water Management District’s governing board approves an updated Lower East Coast Regional Water Supply Plan, to reflect whatever changes in the regional plan affect the county.
In order to meet water supply and water facilities planning requirements, on January 13, 2015, the Broward County Board of County Commissioners adopted amendments to the following comprehensive plan elements:
Also, as part of this process, the Environmental Protection and Growth Management Department held two public workshops on the required population forecast and water supply facilities work plan related comprehensive plan elements on March 19, 2014 and July 8, 2014.
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