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By Taylor Trache on October 13th, 2014 | Last updated: October 13, 2014 at 3:26 pm
According to a recent survey, most people are confused about water conservation. Small efforts add up, but awareness of water consumption is most important, according to GRU.
By Allison Stendardo on October 7th, 2014 | Last updated: October 7, 2014 at 1:59 pm
According to the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences’ Center for Public Issues Education (PIE) website, many Floridians are willing to do their part in conserving water.
By Maggie Schwartzman on February 21st, 2013 | Last updated: February 26, 2013 at 2:18 pm
Floridians are conserving water, according to a survey by the University of Florida’s Instutitue of Food and Agricultural Sciences. More than half of the 500 Florida residents surveyed said they use low-flow shower heads and toilets, and 65 percent turn off [...]
By Robert Lopez on August 15th, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 12:05 pm
Local governments are constantly trying to find ways to conserve water, especially in certain areas of north central Florida where groundwater levels are still very low. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Robert Lopez reports, one north central Florida county is giving [...]
By Liana Charles 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 [...]
By Robert Lopez on August 8th, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:07 pm
Environmentalists are launching a petition campaign for a proposed state constitutional amendment that would allow $10 billion in state funds over 20 years for land and water conservation in Florida. They say the legislature has slashed funding for the Florida [...]