13 Florida Freshwater and Groundwater I 2

13 Florida Freshwater and Groundwater I 2 - impression is...

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Tripled in population over the last 40 years Tucson
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Florida
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8 Bgal/d Water Withdrawn 1700 rivers and streams (Feet to miles wide) One of the most productive Aquifer systems in the world
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The Past
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The Past 8 million acres >100 miles ¼ mile per day Too much water The Everglades 35,000 people in 1830
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"The first and most abiding
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Unformatted text preview: impression is the utter worthlessness to civilized man, in its present condition, of the entire region." Buckingham Smith 1835 First Survey In 1850, the Swamplands Act Passed South Florida and the Everglades Transferred 20 million acres from federal to state control...
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