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$2 Million Project Begins To Restore Water Levels In Mallory Swamp

By on October 30th, 2013 | Last updated: October 31, 2013 at 4:43 pm

A $2 million project to help restore water levels in Mallory Swamp began Wednesday. Geologists constructed wells to control the water levels in the swamp and aquifer. The second part of the project will close ditches that cause water to flow outside the swamp’s perimeter.

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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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No wake zone on Suwannee River

By on July 5th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:46 pm

Water levels in north Florida rivers are still rising as rainfall from Tropical Storm Debby drains into rivers and tributaries.  WUFT-FM’s Denise Toledo has details on the latest river impacted–a stretch of the Suwannee River.  She talked with Florida Fish [...]

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Alachua County declares a local state of emergency due to high water

By 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 [...]

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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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I-10 opened

By on June 28th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:49 pm

The Florida Highway Patrol now says Interstate 10 has been reopened in both directions. The FHP and the Florida Department of Transportation want drivers to use caution though as they travel on I-10 in Baker and Columbia counties.  The water levels [...]

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Residents reflect on reasons for low lake levels

By on April 24th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:27 am

Orange Lake’s water levels have reached their lowest in more than a decade, hurting businesses, governments and residents who live around it. In the second part of his series, Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chip Skambis reports on how exactly the lake has [...]

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