Some North Central Florida residents are worried their resources will run dry. A caviar company from Canada has applied for a permit to pump up to 1.8 billion gallons of water from the Floridian acquifer over the next 20 years. As Vic Micolucci reports, the residents in this already dry area say they feel they’re in the midst of a water war.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/caviar.mp3]
The county has five rural collection centers: Alachua/High Springs Collection Center on Northwest U.S. Highway 441, Archer Collection Center on Southwest Archer Road, Fairbanks Collection Center on Northeast Waldo Road, North Central Collection Center on Northeast State Road 121 and Phifer Collection Center on Southeast Hawthorne Road.