An estuary is a semi-enclosed coastal water body which has a free connection
to the open sea and within which seawater is measurable diluted with freshwater.
Lake Worth Lagoon is a good example of an estuary in Palm Beach County. It has
connections to the Atlantic Ocean via the Lake Worth and South Lake Worth Inlets.
The County Department of Environmental Resources Management (ERM) has responsibility
for the protection and enhancement of estuarine resources in Palm Beach County.
Estuarine projects in Palm Beach County include:
Read the Environmental Enhancement and Restoration Division's
Monthly Status Reports