Dr. Mary Lusk

Dr. Mary Lusk’s research focuses on developing research-based and stakeholder relevant programs that help Floridians enhance and protect our state’s water quality, quantity and supply. She works to ensure that Florida residents, homeowners, urban landscaper managers, city and county officials, and others have the knowledge they need to make sound decisions about water use and water supply management.

Dr. Lusk’s Program Focus Areas:

  • Urban water quality, stormwater, and low impact development for urban areas
  • Urban fertilizer ordinances
  • Pathogens in water bodies
  • Onsite wastewater treatment (septic systems)
  • Urban agriculture




Dr. Mary Lusk