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Tuesday, April 03, 2007

Conservation is a dry subject for county

Published Mar 25, 2007
The summit’s central point was conservation and how it can be achieved. Through various presentations, many speakers drove the importance of conservation home.

At the heart of the issue was the Floridian Aquifer, a trench between 500 to 1,000 feet deep, below the region’s sandy surface and a layer of limestone, Jones said. That’s where the majority of groundwater ends up and where most potable water comes from.Because of rapidly increasing population projections, several experts agreed the aquifer eventually might not be able to meet the people’s needs, meaning alternative water sources must be found.
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