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Friday, August 15, 2008

Ocklawaha still very much at risk

Published August 14, 2008 - Ocala Star-Banner (Opinion)
Not only is the water district still interested in the river as a source of up to 100 million gallons a day of drinking water for North Central Florida, it is ready to proceed - if only it could find enough "sponsors" willing to pony up the hundreds of millions of dollars needed to bring the controversial project to fruition.

...the Ocklawaha project in Marion County had been shelved because no public or private utilities had stepped up to help finance the project, estimated to cost $832 million at last tally.

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