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Moore resigns as Swiftmud executive director

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Southwest Florida Water Management District Executive Director David L. Moore resigned but offered to continue temporarily in the role to help facilitate the successful transition of the next director.

Moore was appointed executive director in March 2003.

Moore began his career with the district in 1984 as a hydrologist, working his way up through the leadership ranks as a project manager, manager, director and deputy executive director.

During his tenure, he has played a key role in restoration and preservation of water bodies, establishment of minimum flows and levels, watershed assessments, maximizing the beneficial use of reclaimed water, development and implementation of regional water supply plans, land acquisition and management activities, data collection network establishment and permitting rule revisions.

Moore is a certified professional geologist with a bachelor’s degree in geology from the College of Charleston, SC, a master’s degree in geology from the University of South Florida and a graduate certificate in public administration, also from the University of South Florida.

He is past chair of the WateReuse Foundation board of directors and a graduate of Leadership Florida.

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