SARASOTA COUNTY – Registration is now open for Sarasota County's Water Quality Virtual Update on Monday, Dec. 5.
The virtual update will highlight the county's ongoing commitment to water quality education, outreach initiatives and improvement projects.
Sarasota County staff, along with Sarasota County Commissioner Ron Cutsinger, will deliver updates and comments.
County departments taking part in the update include Public Utilities, Public Works, Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources, Planning and Development Services and UF/IFAS Extension and Sustainability. In addition, presentations from the Gulf Coast Community Foundation on the Playbook for Healthy Waterways, and Sarasota Bay Estuary Program on State of the Bay and Impacts of Hurricane Ian, will also be included.
The event will provide an opportunity for the community to hear from county officials. Those topics include Playbook for Healthy Waterways, County Water Quality Projects and Policy Update, and What You Can Do Update. An interactive session will also address actions that individuals and neighborhoods can do to support water quality.
The update is an extension of the Water Quality Summit held by Sarasota County in 2019.
"Water quality is a priority issue both locally and across the state," said Lee-Hayes Byron, director of Sarasota County UF/IFAS Extension and Sustainability. "We look forward to this opportunity to update residents and businesses who care deeply about our local waters."
The update will be held 3-5 p.m. Monday, Dec. 5. To register for the event visit the following link:
For additional information call 311 or visit scgov.net.