Officials in High Springs replaced a pipeline in February to improve water quality. But residents aren't confident that it's improving due to frequent boil water notices and discolored and odorous water.Read More »
Program Offers Funding To Farmers For Water Conservation
Farmers can apply for funding through an agricultural cost-share program to update their farms and reduce runoff into the Silver Springs watershed.Read More »
How Will $100 Million A Year In New State Funding For Land Conservation Affect Alachua County?
With $100 million a year Florida has budgeted for land acquisition and conservation, Alachua County could have the funding to buy 13,351 acres of land for future parks.Read More »
Devil’s Millhopper Boardwalk Remains Closed Five Months After Hurricane Irma
Devil's Millhopper State Geological Park's park’s most popular feature, the 232-step staircase leading down to the sinkhole, was significantly damaged during Hurricane Irma and remains closed.Read More »
Kincaid Hills Water Company To Be Sold After Years Of Problems
Kincaid Hills, an area south of Southeast Hawthorne Road in East Gainesville, is one of the few communities in Alachua County still having its water serviced by a private company. Kincaid Hills Water Company will be sold sometime this week.Read More »
How Much Arsenic Is In City of Gainesville Tap Water?
This story emerged from an audience question. Submit your curiosities for Untold Florida, and we’ll find the answer.Read More »
In Archer, Stalled Plan For Wastewater Plant Still Causing Rifts
For the city of Archer, a plan to build a wastewater treatment plant has been clogged by years of debate, inability to find adequate land and, recently, a battle between the city and one local couple.Read More »
Decision On Union County Phosphate Mine Postponed
The Union County commission voted Monday to table a decision on a proposed phosphate mine and is set to have another meeting on the topic in two weeks.Read More »
Find Out Florida: What Does It Cost To Maintain The Rodman Dam?
This week in The Point podcast, WUFT News answers the question of what the Rodman Dam costs each year to operate. It's about $150,000, less than some environmentalists have said as justification for its removal.Read More »
Should Water In Florida’s Schools Be Tested For Lead?
Researchers tested water in 16 north Florida schools. All 16 had elevated levels of lead.Read More »