On Campus Water Quality Partners
- Facilities, Planning and Construction is the administrative office charged to develop, implement and update a ten-year Comprehensive Master Plan for the entire University. The Master Plan and corresponding Conservation Area Land Management plans are instrumental in defining long-range management of campus natural areas, including water resources.
- The Ecology, Conservation and Stewardship Committee
addresses management issues for environmentally sensitive lands on campus and serves as an umbrella committee for various related efforts within the university community.
- Office of Sustainability seeks to make UF a model of sustainability by encouraging and facilitating the collaborative efforts of faculty, students, and staff to generate knowledge, acquire skills, develop values, and initiate practices that contribute to a sustainable, high quality of life on campus, in the state of Florida, and across the globe.
- Physical Plant Division the university’s facilities management organization, is responsible for developing and implementing NPDES Phase II procedures to reduce non-point source pollution during general housekeeping activities and construction projects. Physical Plant detects illicit discharge to waterways, conducts regular inspections and implements best management practices.
- UF/IFAS Extension is responsible for educating students, faculty, staff and visitors about water quality issues and solutions on the UF campus. Extension activities include storm drain marking, water quality monitoring at 15 sites on campus, presentations to students and development of outreach materials.
- The Wetlands Club, an official UF student organization under the Benton Engineering Council, organizes educational, service and social activities related to wetland issues.