PALM BAY, FLORIDA – The City of Palm Bay will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony for two nutrient separating baffle boxes on Friday, October 13, 2023, at 9:00am at Goode Park located at 1300 Bianca Drive NE Palm Bay, FL 32905. The event is open to the public and members of the media.
During the FY2021 State Legislative Session, with the support of Senator Debbie Mayfield and Representative Randy Fine, the City of Palm Bay was awarded $300,000 for the installation of two nutrient separating baffle boxes to reduce pollutant discharge into Turkey Creek and improve water quality for the impaired Indian River Lagoon. The baffle boxes were installed at the outfall discharge at Goode Park and within an existing ditch that discharges Basin 11 adjacent to Lipscomb Street.
The nutrient baffle boxes will help to reduce the amount of Total Nitrogen (TN) and Total Phosphorus (TP), which will help to improve the City’s stormwater infrastructure and serve as a responsible steward of our local natural resources.