Local governments are constantly trying to find ways to conserve water, especially in certain areas of north central Florida where groundwater levels are still very low. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Robert Lopez reports, one north central Florida county is giving its residents more of a reason to participate in the conservation efforts.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/WaterConservationWrap.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.