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Clean Water Coalition of Indian River County Presents
A Curse? Aquatic Vegetation or a Solution

Tuesday, MAR. 1, 2022 at 7pm
Speaker: E. Allen Stewart III

E. Allen Stewart III served as principal engineer and vice-president of HydroMentia, Inc. of Ocala, Florida, from 1996 until his retirement in 2012. He is a nati ve Floridian, having been born in St. Petersburg and reared in Cocoa. He presently resides in Punta Gorda, Florida. His career of 40 years has been exclusively in Florida, including involvement in the development of environmental regulations and in the technical review of major environmental restoration programs in central and south Florida. He has been a lifetime advocate of environmental preservation and reclamation, and has been particularly involved in projects associated with the protection and restoration of Lake Apopka, Lake Okeechobee, The Indian River Lagoon, and The Everglades. Mr. Stewart is trained in both engineering and the biological sciences, and has extensive experience in the development, design, and full-scale operations of impaired surface water and advanced wastewater treatment facilities based upon Managed Aquatic Plant Systems (MAPS), extending back to the mid-1970s. These facilities target the removal, recovery and reuse of the nutrients nitrogen and phosphorus.


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