Lower Flint-Ochlockonee Region at a Glance


The Lower Flint-Ochlockonee Regional Water Plan was first adopted in 2011, and a revised plan was adopted in 2017. The Plan is the product of the work of the Lower Flint-Ochlockonee Regional Water Planning Council. The Regional Water Plan outlines strategies to meet water needs through 2050 and fulfill the Council’s vision and goals for the water planning region. Major water resources in the water planning region include the Flint River Basin and the Clayton, Claiborne, and Upper Floridan Aquifers.

Key Water Resource Issues Being Addressed by the Council

  1. Water demand and supply management to address potential gaps in water availability.
  2. Regional economic activities that are dependent on water availability.
  3. Coordination with neighboring water planning councils.
  4. Targeted water quality issues.