DEP Wastewater and Emergency Response: Spills, Sheens and SSOs

SD Link-Ups

 Wastewater & Emergency Response:
Spills, Sheens and SSOs





DEP Link-Ups are FREE meetings


June 2, 2021

1:30 p.m.


Who Should Attend:

Hazardous materials managers, hazardous waste generators, chemical facility operators, natural resource officials, public utilities personnel, hazardous materials emergency response personnel, pollution mitigation professionals, marinas, boat operators, trucking  & transportation businesses, environmental consultants, emergency management personnel, wastewater treatment plant owners, operators, contractors, local municipalities and other interested parties.
The general public is always welcome to attend.


After you've registered, please join on your computer or mobile 

Or call in: 850-629-7330

Phone Conf ID: 789 504 734#

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Upcoming Topics

August 4, 2021
Get to know the Coastal & Heartland National Estuary Partnership (CHNEP), and the Sarasota Bay Estuary

Oct. 6, 2021

6.2 spills


The Florida Department of Environmental Protection South District invites you to join us for a discussion on 

immediate actions, reports and response requirements for: Wastewater, Emergency Response on Spills, Sheens and SSOs.


First Segment Synopsis:
The first two presentations focus on hazardous material spills, waterway sheens and resources to assist during an emergency spill cleanup. The presentations will provide helpful information on spill reporting requirements, response actions, as well as a discussion on disaster preparedness & emergency response coordination.

  • Emergency Response: Disaster Preparedness and  Response Coordination 
    Lina Cerquera, DEP South District, Environmental Consultant, Office of Emergency Response
  • Emergency Response: HazMat Spills & Sheens
    Patricia Goense, 
    DEP South District, Environmental Specialist, Office of Emergency Response

Second Segment Synopsis:
The presentation is an overview of SSOs. The discussion will center around the causes, impacts, reporting and response plans. The discussion will wrap up with DEP’s increased oversight on SSOs.  

  • Sanitary Sewer Overflows (SSOs)
    Louise Chang, FDEP South District, Environmental Specialist III, Program & Citizen Support Services 

View the Speakers' Bios

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About DEP Link-Ups 

DEP Link-Ups are meaningful platforms for “connectivity.” They encourage information sharing networks among stakeholders, regulated communities, local businesses and government agencies. Our meetings enhance the department’s mission to protect Florida’s natural resources together.

By providing this regular program, attendees have the opportunity to learn, update and share information with a  guest speaker who provides channels of participatory discussion with our regulated and non-regulated community.

For more information please contact: Martha Avila or
Jacob Newberry, or call 239-344-5600