Tag Archives: water conservation

In the News: Santa Fe River water quality funds, City forum, Eastside controversial video, Tallahassee Oscar nominee

By on February 25th, 2013 | Last updated: February 25, 2013 at 8:14 pm

Growers to receive cost-share funds for water quality and quantity improvements in the Santa Fe River Basin – Several agriculture producers in the Santa Fe River Basin are approved to receive $193,750 in cost-share funds to conserve water and protect [...]

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Florida residents conserving water, survey says

By 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 [...]

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Hernando County offers ways to save money and water

By 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 [...]

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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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Florida environmentalists launch petition drive toward land conservation effort

By 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 [...]

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