Saltwater Intrusion


While saltwater intrusion is nothing new to South Florida, ensuring the viability of the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority’s (FKAA) wellfield in this fluctuating environment poses many challenges. The FKAA takes a dynamic approach to monitoring and adapting their Salt Water Intrusion Monitoring program to best manage these threats. Check out the McThenia Andrew W., W. Kirk Martin, Jolynn Reynolds. "Managing the Threat of Salt Water Intrusion." Florida Water Resources Journal 68 (2017): 32-38 (PDF) article for an in-depth look.

Saltwater Intrusion Map