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Check out the pages below to learn more about protecting our water!

      Water Data Portal

Visit this site to view an interactive map for downloading ACEPD's surface water and groundwater data.

 Button that leads to the Water Data Portal site


Water Resources Goals

Alachua County Environmental Protection Department (ACEPD)  Water Resources Program protects our water resources by monitoring surface waters, groundwater, springs, and wastewater and enforcing the Water Quality, Fertilizer, Irrigation,  and Hazardous Materials codes. ACEPD is also involved with public education and citizen volunteer groups.


Water Resources Benchmarks

  2nd Quarter 2014

  • Inspections of Regulated Facilities - 190
  • Complaints and Spills Investigations - 48
  • Water Quality Monitoring Locations - 175
  • Outreach and Public Event Meeting - 31

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