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Alachua County approves tougher watering restrictions

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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.

[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/BirdQALianaCharles.mp3]

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.

[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/WaterconservationQAshort.mp3]

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