2019-2020 SPRINGS Project Submittals

The following projects have been selected for FY 2019-2020 Springs grants
2019-2020 Springs Grants
Applicant Project Name Description Total Cost Funding Requested
SRWMD Bradford County Recharge and Silviculture Enhancement Project The Project will take place in Bradford County and enhance opportunities for aquifer recharge on silvicultural lands and areas with excess surface waters. Estimated 3.0 MGD of water supplied for recharge. $2,000,000 $2,000,000
Dixie County Dixie Co Multiple basin aquifer recharge improvements Design and construct a wetland restoration system to re-establish natural drainage patterns using culverts and flashboards. Project will funnel excess surface water to new and existing recharge features. Estimated 6.06 MGD of recharge. $3,143,000 $2,993,000
Fanning Springs, City of Fanning Springs WW system Expansion, Ph VI, WWTF The construction of a new 400,000 GPD Regional AWT WWTF with a constructed wetland aquifer recharge system having an overall budget Est of $15 Million. It is planned to be funded thru three consecutive funding cycles. Estimated 1,326 lbs./yr. of Total Nitrogen to be removed. $15,000,000 $3,350,000
The following projects have not been selected but may be submitted for future grant applications
Applicant Project Name Description Total Cost Funding Requested
Archer, City of Archer Waste Water System Improvements, Ph 1
The City of Archer is a small rural community with no centralized waste water system.  The project proposes to construct a centralized collection system with AWT and constructed wetlands to replace the failing septic systems. Estimated 3,682 lbs./yr. of Total Nitrogen to be removed.
$8,125,710
$4,500,000
Ft. White, Town of Ft. White Regional Sanitary Sewer System
Construction of a regional WWTF and collection/transmission system within a priority focus area and pending BMAP to serve the towns of Ft White, Three Rivers Estates, Ichetucknee Springs State Park and surrounding areas.  This project will reduce TN by 257 lbs./yr. and future systems by 27.5%.
$4,000,000
$4,000,000
High Springs, City of High Springs Gravity Sewer Extension Ph A2
Phase A2 will involve approx. 13,200 LF of gravity sewer to an existing subdivision, eliminating an estimated 168 septic tanks. Estimated 1,534 lbs./yr. of Total Nitrogen to be removed.
$3,562,000
$3,562,000
Lake Butler, City of Lake Butler AWT Upgrade
The existing WWTF operates above the 700,000 GPD capacity and without nitrogen removal AWT capabilities.  The City proposes to construct a new 1 MGD AWTF. Estimated 2,988 lbs./yr. of Total Nitrogen to be removed.
$5,750,000
$5,750,000
Live Oak, City of Live Oak 2nd and Evelyn
Phase 1 includes construction of a new WW collection system including a new pump station and approx. 3100 LF of gravity sewer.  Initial ph. will serve 30 homes.  Future Ph 2 will serve a 20-unit complex, 30 single family homes & 5 businesses.  This project provides the infrastructure for future connections. Estimated 604 lbs./yr. of Total Nitrogen to be removed.
$1,370,200
$1,370,200
SRWMD Long Pond Option 2
Land acquisition of 964 acres to provide springshed protection to Manatee Springs Priority Focus area.  Also includes flood plain and surface water protection.
$3,978,240
$3,978,240
Trenton, City of Trenton WWTF Improvements
The City intends to rehabilitate, improve, and expand the various system components to provide a reliable system, but also a WWTF that can meet AWT levels.  Estimated 1,461 lbs./yr. of Total Nitrogen to be removed.
$4,000,000
$4,000,000
UF IFAS/SRWMD On-Farm BMP and Nutrient Stewardship Program
This will be a 5-year on-farm demonstration project within BMAP areas and some within a PFA. Four large-scale producers per year will be selected to participate in the trial.   All 20 locations over 140 acres will be side dress fertilized using a high boy sprayer modified with drops to apply liquid fertilizer to the rootzone of the crop. Fertilizer applications will be made up to four times based on grower feedback.  Estimated Total Nitrogen reduction of 5,040 lbs./yr.ns.
$1,625,117
$1,625,117