JACKSON COUNTY, FL. (WTXL) - The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is holding a meeting later this month to discuss water quality restoration for the Jackson Blue Spring System and Merritt's Mill Pond.
They will talk about pollutant sources, water quality monitoring, and future plans for the two waterways. Jackson Blue Spring, near the City of Marianna, is one of the 33, first magnitude spring systems in Florida. Jackson Blue Spring and Merritt's Mill Pond support a complex aquatic ecosystem.
The bodies of water are popular ecotourism destinations for diving, snorkeling, fishing and boating.