|County to build new storm water facility|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
The lower St. Johns River — and its tributary, Deep Creek — will be cleaner next year after construction of a 40-acre pond and adjacent wetlands near Flagler Estates designed to scrub stormwater pollutants and agricultural nutrients from the river.
Florida’s Department of Environmental Protection announced Friday that the county will get a grant of $796,0007 to build a stormwater treatment facility “required in the restoration plan for the St. Johns.”
Assistant County Engineer Andrew Ames said the DEP grant will “benefit a water body that’s considered impaired.”
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