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By Kathryn Allaben 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.
By Paige Kauffman on September 5th, 2013 | Last updated: September 5, 2013 at 11:57 am
The announcement at Wekiwa Springs State Park in Apopka comes on the heels of a commitment of more than $130 million to restore estuaries in South Florida.
By Garrett Bruno and Jordan Albright on September 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: September 4, 2013 at 10:29 am
Recent flooding of the Suwannee and Santa Fe rivers, in part caused by heavy rainfall, have forced some tubing and canoeing businesses to shutter, residents to evacuate and caused damage to riverside properties.
By Alexys Martinez on August 30th, 2013 | Last updated: August 31, 2013 at 11:45 am
Recent heavy rainfall has caused the Suwannee River to rise above the flood stage. O’Leno State Park Ranger David McCorquodale said the park does not want people drowning as a result of swift currents.
By Sara Drumm on May 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: May 3, 2013 at 10:34 am
As the owner and lead tour guide for Adventure Outpost, Lars Andersen makes his living on the area’s waters, knows their histories and intimately understands their geographies. He, like others, are worried.
By Rachel Genovese on March 11th, 2013 | Last updated: March 11, 2013 at 4:53 pm
Floodwaters have caused the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to activate all five idle-speed, no-wake zones on the Suwannee and Santa Fe Rivers. The FWC wants boaters to stay off of the Suwannee-Santa Fe River system if they can, but Parker said she hopes that boaters who continue to use it proceed with caution.
By WUFT News on June 30th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:51 am
Official Press Release: Due to unusually high water and local flooding caused by Tropical Stormed Debby’s heavy rainfall, Alachua County has issued a proclamation declaring a local state of emergency. View Proclamation The County has also activated the 311 Emergency [...]
By Donna Green-Townsend on June 30th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:41 am
While river flooding is causing problems for homeowners and putting a damper on recreational businesses and parks near the Santa Fe, Ichetucknee and Suwannee River areas, there is a river event in Marion County area that is offering people a chance to [...]
By Emily Burris on June 29th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:42 am
Flooding along the Santa Fe River is expected to persist well into next week, and Alachua County’s Department of Environmental Protection is advising people to be extremely cautious of dangerous conditions in the river and flooded areas. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Emily [...]