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Monday, October 16, 2006

Blue Spring water can flow less freely

Posted October 11, 2006 Orange Sentinel
Less-stringent limits balance needs of man and manatee, leaders say.
The Blue Spring flow was decided on a day when officials with the St. Johns River Water Management District also wrestled with how to curb Central Florida's addiction to underground water supplies.

The Blue Spring regulation, which establishes a legal minimum for the average spring flow, should be used as a clear limit on how much groundwater can be used for Volusia utilities, district officials said.

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