Lower Santa Fe and Ichetucknee Rivers and Springs
Florida Department of Environmental Protection Adoption of Suwannee River Water Management District Minimum Flows & Levels (MFLs)
The Lower Santa Fe and Ichetucknee Rivers and Priority Springs are water bodies that have the potential to be affected by withdrawals in an adjacent water management district for which the Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) adoption of a reservation or MFL is appropriate pursuant to Section 373.042(2) of the Florida Statutes.
A current MFL, established in 2015, is in place. However, the Lower Santa Fe and Ichetucknee Rivers and priority springs are currently being re-evaluated. Technical documents have been released to the District’s Lower Santa Fe and Ichetucknee MFL peer review team and are also available for public feedback.
The following documents are in PDF format. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download the files.
- Appendix A (DRAFT)(PDF)
- Appendix B (DRAFT): Part 1 (PDF) | Part2 (PDF)
- Appendix C (DRAFT)(PDF)
- Appendix D (DRAFT): Report (PDF) | Attachment 1 (PDF)
- Appendix E (DRAFT)(PDF)
- Appendix F (DRAFT)(PDF)
Lower Santa Fe and Ichetucknee MFL Technical Document - Individual Peer Review Responses (DRAFT)
First Draft of Consensus Document
The draft Technical Report for Lower Santa Fe Ichetucknee MFL re-evaluation is currently in Peer Review. The Chair of the review panel has provided the first draft of a consolidated review, combining the comments of all three panelists. Visit the link below to access the draft consolidated review.
Panel Review of Chair Summary
Summary of Public Commentary
Reference Documents - Requested by Dr. Motz
- Consensus Report - Comment 15 - Motz
- Chair 2nd Draft - Motz Comments
- Swain et al 2014
- Swain and Davis 2016
To view the 2015 Lower Santa Fe and Ichetucknee MFL evaluation, visit the webpage.