WRDA 2000 Programmatic Authority Projects:
Dade Broward Levee / Pennsuco Wetlands

This feature includes water control structures and modifications to the Dade-Broward Levee and associated conveyance system located in Miami-Dade County. The final size and configuration of these facilities will be determined through more detailed planning and design to be completed as a part of the Water Preserve Areas Feasibility Study.

The purpose of this feature is to reduce seepage losses to the east from the Pennsuco Wetlands and southern Water Conservation Area 3B, enhance hydroperiods in the Pennsuco Wetlands, and provide recharge to Miami-Dade County’s Northwest Wellfield.

(source:  Final Feasibility Report and PEIS, April 1999, Section, page 9-21)


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