Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) Legislation

These are a few of the recent public laws, which provided authorizations specific to the Central and Southern Florida Project and south Florida ecosystem restoration.

  • Water Resources Development Act of 2007
    Water Resources Development Act of 2007 Public Law 110-114, November 8, 2007  WRDA 2007 was passed by both the Senate and House of Representatives in the 110th Congress. Title I, Section 1001 authorizes for construction the Central and Southern Florida (C&SF) (14) Indian River Lagoon and CERP/C&SF (15) Picayne Strand Restoration Project and (16) Site 1 Impoundment Project. Title VI, Section 6001 increases the authorization for the Hillsboro and Okeechobee Aquifer (WRDA 1999) and other Pilot projects. (WRDA 2000 Section 6005 amends WRDA 2000 for expenditures related to Outreach and Assistance. Section 6006 amended federal share related to the Critical Projects program (WRDA 1996).
  • Water Resources Development Act of 2000
    Public Law 106-541 , Dec 11, 2000
    On Dec 11, 2000 the Water Resources Development Act of 2000 (WRDA 2000) was signed into law by the President of the United States. (Public Law No. 106-541, of the 106th Congress) Title VI, Section 601, of the Act, describes authorizations specific to the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan. 

  • Water Resources Development Act of 1999
    Public Law 106-53, Aug 17, 1999
    . . . Title I, Sect 101, item 16, of the Act, includes authorization specific to Hillsboro and Lake Okeechobee Aquifer Storage and Recovery Project . . . Title II, Sect 208, of the Act, includes authorization specific to the Everglades and South Florida ecosystem restoration.
  • Water Resources Development Act of 1996
    Public Law 104-303, Oct 12, 1996
    . . .Section 528, of the act, authorized the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to develop the Comprehensive Plan and requires that it be submitted to Congress by July 1, 1999. Also authorizes the Critical Projects Program at a maximum federal cost of $75 million.

 

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