Tag Archives: High Springs

Waldo Swamped By Water Tax

The Waldo city council members sat back, hands folded, awaiting citizens’ complaints about the ordinance they introduced the previous week, adding a 10% utility tax on the purchase of water in the city.  About 35 people showed up to the Oct. 8 meeting to weigh in on the first reading …

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Environmentalists Speak Out Against Nestlé Permit

The permit, if approved, would allow Nestlé to pump about 1.2 million gallons of water a day from Ginnie Springs. The spring is already classified as impaired, and local environmentalists argue that the permit would further damage the recovering waterway and surrounding community.

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