Tag Archives: Floridan Aquifer

Senators Propose Bill To Protect Florida Springs

By on February 12th, 2014 | Last updated: February 13, 2014 at 5:58 pm

Floridian water resources are contaminated and overused everyday. A new bill will propose to save the quality of water and its usage in Florida.

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Is There A Way To Stop Floridan Aquifer Depletion?

By on November 6th, 2013 | Last updated: November 6, 2013 at 5:03 pm

As Florida’s No. 1 source of water continues to be depleted because of overuse, recently proposed legislation may offer permanent solutions to Florida’s water needs.

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How North Florida’s Lake Region Might Get Help For Its Water Levels

By and on September 18th, 2013 | Last updated: September 23, 2013 at 8:31 am

Low lake levels in Keystone Heights have had a drastic effect not only on the local landscape but also on the area’s economy. Residents and politicians are now working together to find a solution and make the Lake Region what it once was.

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2012′s Midwest drought affects Floridians

By on September 5th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:49 pm

Freshwater supplies are shrinking and drought is a concern in Florida. The drought affects agriculture and food prices.

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Alachua County approves tougher watering restrictions

By on August 9th, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 12:10 pm

Despite recent rains, Alachua County is tightening up on watering restrictions. People watering more than once a week could face potential fines. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Liana Charles spoke with the Director of Environmental Protection Department, Chris Bird, about how this [...]

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