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Pollution Hotline

(863) 834-3300

Curtis Porterfield
Manager of Lakes & Stormwater
(863) 834-8439

Laurie Smith
Environmental Specialist
(863) 834-6276

Cole Edwards
Engineering Technician
(863) 834-3307

Sandra George
Lakes Management Biologist
(863) 834-3328

Cindy Hill
Lakes Program Coordinator
(863) 834-8429

Stephanie Witherspoon

Environmental Technician II

(863) 834-8438

Office Hours:

Department of Public Works 

Lakes and Stormwater Division
407 Fairway Ave.
Lakeland, Florida 33801


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How You Can Help

There are a number of measures that citizens can take to assist in keeping Lakeland's lakes and wetlands clean and healthy. Below are different activities, that when done properly and with consideration can minimize environmental impacts.