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Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Water agency starting push to find wasters

Published May 19, 2009 - The Florida Times-Union
The St. Johns River Water Management District is drafting a plan to rank how efficiently water is being used by utilities - and eventually to rank neighborhoods and subdivisions.

Facing growing concerns that public demand will overwhelm traditional groundwater sources, the management district has seized on lowering lawn irrigation as a step to protect the aquifer's limited reserves.

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