All of the rainfall from what was Tropical Storm Debby is slowly making it way to many of Florida’s creeks and rivers. Several popular North Central Florida waterways are becoming a bit hazardous for public use. Lars Anderson lives where the Ichetucknee and Santa Fe Rivers meet and works as a tour guide with his Adventure Outpost business. He talked with Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Donna Green-Townsend.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/MERiverResidentQA.mp3]
Areas along NW 98th Street and other nearby neighborhoods dealt with flooding from Irma last month. However, this isn’t a new issue. There have been many other instances of flooding. One of the major ones was in 2004 when multiple hurricanes impacted Gainesville. After Irma hit, Meadowbrook residents spoke with the Meadowbrook Homeowner’s Association board about forming a steering committee to talk about the flooding problems in the area.