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]
Florida Gov. Rick Scott said for the first time Monday that he supports having the state acquire thousands of acres to build a reservoir system south of Lake Okeechobee to help battle toxic algal blooms.