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Pollution Hotline

(863) 834-3300

Laurie Smith
Manager of Lakes & Stormwater
(863) 834-6276

Jessica Schilling
Senior Environmental Specialist
(863) 834-8439

Cole Edwards, P.E.
Engineering Technician II
(863) 834-3307

Sandra Pope
Lakes Management Biologist
(863) 834-3328

Cody O'Gorman
Environmental Technician II
(863) 834-8438

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Department of Public Works

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

111th Accredited Agency (APWA)


Stormwater Utility Overview and Status Report

This comprehensive report highlights the City of Lakeland's Stormwater Utility and includes information about revenue, capital improvements, regulatory duties, public education and outreach, and future needs.

Comprehensive Lakes Management Plan - 1996:

Due to the need for the City’s Lakes Program and the considerable expense of capital projects, a 20 year comprehensive plan was developed upon which to make future decisions. The plan synthesized the programs history and current situation then looked forward at the programs needs to achieve regulatory requirements and the desires of the City’s citizens.

Comprehensive Lakes Management Plan – 2006 Update:

This report represents the update to the 1996 CLMP. This document details the situation and outlook for the City’s Lakes management program. The plan acts as a guide for assigning priorities, effort and resources toward managing the City of Lakeland’s lakes and watersheds.