Saltwater intrusion affects Cedar Key water supply
The recent drought has caused Cedar Key’s water to be deemed unfit for human consumption due to increased chloride levels caused by saltwater intrusion. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Lindsey Zionts spoke with Cedar Keys’ Water and Sewer Board Chairman, David Beach, about what city officials are doing now, and when residents can expect to have drinkable water once again.
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