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IST #31830 - Introduction to Water Quality Management in Florida - Shared screen with speaker view
Rosemary Badger
33:03
I am from Florida Oceanographic Society in Stuart
Katie Bowes
34:26
I am an Environmental Specialist for Martin County. Nice to have everyone!!
Carson Mitchell
35:20
Hi! I'm Carson, Communications Manager with Florida Conservation Voters, based out of Tallahassee. Thanks for hosting this!
Joe Sewards
36:02
I am with UF/IFAS Extension, Volusia County. Urban Horticulture Agent
Lorae Simpson
37:19
Research department at Florida Oceanographic Society here!
Vincent Encomio
38:18
martin county extension in Stuart
Susan Hamburger
45:24
Why wait until a water body is impaired before establishing a BMAP that could prevent impairment?
Carson Mitchell
46:15
How do BMAPS account for stakeholders? Examples of stakeholders?
Charles Barrett
48:32
These are great questions, we'll address them. Keep the questions coming!
Eliz Wolfe
50:41
I don’t understand point source and non point source
Charles Barrett
50:59
Good one!
Cesar Peralta
52:46
do you have a general estimate cost of removing 1 lb of phosphorous and 1 lb of nitrogen from our water bodies?
David Cross
53:23
BMAP process includes step to "establish" monitoring program. You can't implement monitoring until you establish a plan and provide funding. Do most BMAPs have an established monitoring program?
Vincent Encomio
53:38
I'm also archiving these questions and can provide these after the webinar.
Eliz Wolfe
55:16
what about seasonal differences in pollution ? st lucie is much more polluted during the rainy season
Charles Barrett
56:14
These are excellent questions.
JON PAGE
57:05
Will you explain 'trading water quality credits', preferably with an example?
Katie Bowes
59:24
I'm happy to provide more answers about cost per pound of removal and Martin County's credits/expenditures. I manage our BMAP credits and allocations for the County. Thanks!
David Kapell - Kapell
01:00:19
What is the political probably of (1) septic to sewer conversion where septic is still in use near critical water bodies, and (2) getting agriculture to modify fertilizer programs to reduce the huge non-point source contribution to pollution.
Eliz Wolfe
01:01:58
what prompted the 2020 update to bmap
Lara Milligan
01:04:25
So BMAPs can "require" stricter regulations on facilities like WWTPs than existing state/federal regulations?
David Kapell - Kapell
01:06:42
what are urban non-point sources?
JON PAGE
01:07:04
Earlier you said, "...enforcement can occur"... what types of 'enforcement'? What is done if 'out of compliance' or do you just go on record as such and not progressing?
David Cross
01:07:10
Agricultural nonpoint sources show 61% enrollment. Enrollment is voluntary?
Charles Barrett
01:08:07
I'm planning to address some of the Ag related questions with my talk
Eliz Wolfe
01:09:54
phosphorous reduction ? thats Agriculture! fertilizer!
Susan Hamburger
01:20:19
Why would any farmer spend that much money to apply 63 lb./acre
David Cross
01:21:06
What are examples of irrigated vs. non-irrigated crops?
Susan Hamburger
01:22:28
How can we change the practice of paying farmers to accept biosolids that contribute directly to high N and P loads/acre?
diane evans
01:30:00
So would that include 20000 sq ft of concrete for a new retail facility?
diane evans
01:30:32
Who pays for these septic to sewer programs and why are ANY new septic projects permitted?
David Kapell - Kapell
01:34:13
Is big-ag going along with the reductions, or are they fighting them (in court)?
David Kapell - Kapell
01:37:00
does the practice of big-sugar to burn their fields get addressed in any BMAPs?
Katie Bowes
01:38:35
Here is my contact info: kbowes@martin.fl.us 772-221-2380. Thanks for joining!
JON PAGE
01:41:47
Katie, what is the name of the department you work in for Martin ?
Katie Bowes
01:42:20
I'm within the Public Works Department, in the Ecosystem Restoration Division and the Coastal Management Division
Vincent Encomio
01:45:15
Great questions!
Susan Hamburger
01:45:31
Thanks. See you next week.