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Monday, October 16, 2006

Water district launches plan to cap aquifer withdrawals

Posted October 10, 2006 Orange Sentinel
The St. Johns River Water Management District today launched an ambitious plan to cut off increases in pumping of underground water by 2013.

Environmental experts worry that taking too much water from the Floridan Aquifer -- more than the roughly 600 million gallons daily pumped by Central Florida utilities -- will dry out springs and wetlands.

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