Tag Archives: water

Little River Springs County Park Will Receive More Than $100,000 In Restorations

By on April 9th, 2014 | Last updated: April 18, 2014 at 12:54 pm

The Suwannee River Water Management District has formed a partnership with the county for large repairs to take place in Little River Springs County Park near Branford. After river flooding, the park needs refurbishments to bank failures and damage to the spring bed.

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Gov. Rick Scott Announces Investment Of $37 Million For Water Quality Projects

By 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.

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In the News: Florida Earth Day, Potential GED grant, Satchel’s sodas, 5 dead in Seattle shootings

By on April 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: April 22, 2013 at 10:44 am

Water is on Florida’s mind this Earth Day – The BP oil spill is remembered on this Earth Day as today marks the third year anniversary of the oil disaster. The oil spill has not been the only water issue [...]

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In the News: Sushi restaurant opens, bridge mends Everglades, poll shows Crist ahead of Scott, Obama begins visit in Israel

By on March 20th, 2013 | Last updated: March 20, 2013 at 10:44 am

Custom sushi restaurant opens in Gainesville – The How Do You Roll? sushi restaurant opened at the Stadium Club located at 1802 W. University Ave. on Wednesday. The restaurant, which features rolls from $3 to $7, lets customers create their own [...]

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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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2012′s Midwest drought affects Floridians

By on September 5th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:49 pm

Freshwater supplies are shrinking and drought is a concern in Florida. The drought affects agriculture and food prices.

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Debby didn’t dump enough rain to end Florida’s drought

By on June 30th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:41 am

Residents in North Central Florida and the Panhandle are continuing cleanup efforts from all the rain dumped from what was Tropical Storm Debby.  Some parts of the state received up between 25 to 30 inchess of rain from the slow-moving [...]

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Rain from Debby creates mosquito breeding ground

By on June 28th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:42 am

North Central Floridians are still feeling the effects of what was then Tropical Storm Debby. As residents continue the clean up effort, they have to now keep an eye out for mosquitoes. These insects now have more places to lay their [...]

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Frank Stronach facility dedication also draws protesters over Adena Ranch water permit requests

By on May 15th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:12 am

The Frank Stronach Plant Science Center is the home of the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Science’s agronomic, fruit and vegetable research efforts.  Today marked the dedication of the conference center to Stronach himself.  The celebration wasn’t [...]

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Keystone Heights businesses suffering from dried up lakes

By on May 14th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:13 am

Area lakes in North central Florida are at record lows as dry conditions continue in the area and throughout the state. As part of our continuing coverage on low water levels, Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Kelsey Peck reports on how the low water levels in [...]

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