Chad Drummond and Tim Perry (Oertel, Fernandez, Bryant & Atkinson, P.A.) have published an article on Florida's important new water legislation, the Florida Springs and Aquifer Protection Act. This new law is designed to address a number of water-related challenges facing the State of Florida, including protecting Florida's springs and surface waters; funding alternative water supply projects, watershed protection programs for Lake Okeechobee, the Calooshahatchee River., and the St. Lucie River; and expanding the Central Florida Water Initiative. The article is included in the May 2016 Water Resources Committee Newsletter publisged by the American Bar Association's Section of the Environment, Energy, and Resources. Check it out here > https://lnkd.in/e6MJWWP.