Winter Haven hosts low impact development workshops on 2/20 and 21 and 3/6 and 7 from 1:30 to 4:30 PM at downtown library NEW!
29 August 2017
Winter Haven receives education grant from FDEP to develop education materials for transitioning to vegetation-based stormwater management systems NEW!
9 July 2015
1 December 2014
23 October 2014
14 August 2014
Winter Haven receives technical assistance grant for community planning from the FDEO
27 June 2014
24 June 2014
11 February 2014
21 January 2014
5 December 2013
11 July 2013
4 December 2013
Sustainable Winter Haven website goes live
13 December 2010
A community development guide for increasing the beneficial use of stormwater to restore lake water quality, enhance public water supply, reduce flooding, and protect natural resources.
Guidance and recommendations for implementing the City's land development requirements for water resource sustainability.
A plan for restoring and protecting the water resources of the Peace Creek watershed. The backbone of the plan is an
interconnected, hydrologic network of
lakes, canals, wetlands, aquifers, open
spaces, and parks, designed to meet
the long-term water resource needs
of the community.
Regional stormwater infrastructure and hydrologic restoration project description prepared for the Central Florida Water Initiative
Financial, planning, and institutional mechanisms and guidance for implementing the Sustainability Plan
Restoration Targets for Sustainable Water Resources
A GIS-based tool for mapping ecosystem services in the Peace Creek watershed
The 50 lakes inside and adjacent to Winter Haven, Florida are a source of great pride to its residents, and an economic engine that has long attracted people to the area. The City's economy, its quality of life, and its current and future viability depend on preserving and sustaining the health of water resources, the most valuable of which are its lakes. Protecting these resources - getting the water right - is the goal of the Sustainable Winter Haven initiative. Read more.
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A public education and training summary of the Winter Haven Gray to Green development guide
Summary presentation to Central Florida Water Initiative on 27 August 2014
Presentation to the Central Florida Water Initiative on 27 June 2014
Guide for selecting and evaluating LID options for development projects in Winter Haven
Guide to plant selection and landscape design
Tips for recycling gray water in your home