Land Environmental was contracted to perform a Wetland Delineation on a pond that was created by a homeowner in Gilchrist County, Florida. The homeowner installed a solar panel and modified a low-lying area of their property that held water at various times of the year. The Suwannee River Water Management District (SRWMD) determined that this was a non-permitted modification of a wetland. The district required the property owner to restore the wetland area to its’ natural condition. Our staff reviewed the district’s letter of violation and discussed the situation with district staff as well as the homeowners. We met onsite with both parties and negotiated an agreement with district staff that our clients for reasonable. Land Environmental evaluated vegetation and soil conditions in order to estimate the high-water level. Our staff flagged the wetland boundary as part of the delineation process and had a surveyor place our field locations on a Professional Land Survey for submittal to the district. Our client was happy we were able to resolve this situation in one step and the district knew that we would give them exactly what they required based on experience in working with our firm in the past.