Tag Archives: Santa Fe River

Swimmers and boaters should avoid activities on the Santa Fe River

By 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 [...]

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Speed restrictions on Santa Fe River

By on June 29th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:48 pm

Water levels are way up on the Santa Fe River, and that’s led the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to impose some boating speed restrictions.  A 32 mile stretch of the river from O’Leno State Park to where the [...]

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Flood waters cause aggravation to residents along the Santa Fe and Suwannee Rivers

By on June 27th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:43 am

All of the rainfall from what was Tropical Storm Debby is slowly making it way to many of Florida’s creeks and rivers. Several popular North Central Florida waterways are becoming a bit hazardous for public use.  Lars Anderson lives where the Ichetucknee [...]

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Algal bloom on Santa Fe River topic of forum tonight

By on May 29th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:06 am

Prior to Tropical Depression Beryl, the lack of rain was a major factor in an algal bloom in the Santa Fe River near High Springs. A public forum will be held tonight at Poe Springs Park providing tips and expert knowledge to residents on the most recent algal bloom. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s [...]

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Health Department issues warning about algal bloom on Santa Fe River

By on May 24th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:08 am

The Alachua County Health Department is asking the public to watch out for an algal bloom that has been identified in the Santa Fe River near High Springs between the Highway 27 bridge and upstream of Poe Springs in Alachua [...]

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