Advance regional resilience standards and infrastructure improvements.


ER-2.1 Coordinate with municipal, county and regional agencies and governments to identify and prioritize critical infrastructure assets, systems and climate resilience needs in order to align planning and investments that address compound future conditions flood risks.

IMPLEMENTERS: local governments, regional planning councils, regional agencies, private sector, SFWMD

ER-2.2 Utilize future conditions scenarios to guide planning and investments in new and upgraded infrastructure integral to the protection and resilience of critical assets, especially water management operations relating to water, wastewater, stormwater and flood control systems.

IMPLEMENTERS: local governments, SFWMD, FDOT, water utilities, drainage and water control districts


ER-2.3 Deliver economic security and prosperity, and aid the region’s competitive position for infrastructure funding through the use of the Regional Climate Action Plan as a shared climate resilience strategy, enhanced by regionally coordinated vulnerability assessments and action plans for project implementation.

IMPLEMENTERS: local governments, private sector

ER-2.4 Actively pursue, monitor, verify and promote pilot projects showcasing innovation that serve as resilience models for regional replication, inclusive of materials, design, technology, funding, partnerships and implementation.

IMPLEMENTERS: local governments, private sector, economic development organizations, academic institutions, regional planning councils

ER-2.5 Encourage and enable the public and private sectors and the philanthropic community to embrace climate solutions with a focus on priority regional resilience strategies and innovation, including but not limited to smart grids, clean and renewable energy infrastructure, resilience hubs and water management strategies.

IMPLEMENTERS: local governments, private sector, regional planning councils, academic institutions, philanthropic community