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 the Keystone Heights region have business owners and residents hoping for rainfall for more reasons than one.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/KelseyPeckRadio2FinalProjectKeystoneHeightsdrieduplakes.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.