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Alachua County approves tougher watering restrictions

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 move is designed to help improve the Floridan Aquifer.


Later this month, the stakeholder advisory committee of North Florida Regional Water Supply Partnership will meet to discuss the region's water supply issues. Florida's 89.1, WUFT-FM's Liana Charles talked with the Department of Environmental Protection's Policy Administrator Janet Llewellyn about water conservation efforts.


Liana is a reporter who can be contacted by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing news@wuft.org.