Final Lists of Impaired Waters for the
Group 5 (Cycle 2) Basins
The Department announces the availability of the FINAL lists of
impaired waters for the Group 5 Basins: Perdido, Upper East Coast,
Indian River Lagoon, Springs Coast, Everglades, and the Florida Keys.
These lists were adopted by an
order signed by DEP Secretary Herschel Vinyard, Jr. on February 7, 2012. The Verified and Delist lists can be
found at the links provided below. Requests for an administrative
hearing to challenge a listing decision must be received no later than
March 9, 2012.
These lists represent the second rotation through the Group 5 basins
and another step in the process of restoring impaired waters for these
basins. Now that these lists have been adopted by Secretarial Order, the
Department staff will begin developing TMDLs for waters on the verified
list. A TMDL represents the maximum amount of pollutant loading that can
be discharged to a water body and have its designated uses be met. After
TMDL adoption, the next step in this process will be the development, by
watershed stakeholders and DEP, of a Basin Management Action Plan
(BMAP). The BMAP will specify the activities, schedule, and funding
sources that point and nonpoint source dischargers will undertake to
restore the water body.
The next rotation through these basins is scheduled to begin in July
Verified Lists for Group 5 Basins (MSExcel Format)
For best results, print on legal sized paper (8.5 x 14).
Final Lists of Waters to be Proposed for Delisting from
the 1998 303(d) or Current 303(d) List (MSExcel Format)
For best results, print on letter sized paper (8.5 x 11).
more information regarding the Department's rotating Basin plan, please visit
our "Basin 411" pages.
more information, send e-mail to
Watershed Assessment Program
2600 Blair Stone Road - Mail Station 3560
Tallahassee, FL, 32399-2400
Phone: (850) 245-8346