13 Florida Freshwater and Groundwater I 5

13 Florida Freshwater and Groundwater I 5 - b. groundwater...

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Redistribution? Florida water managers are considering tapping rivers and lakes to quench the thirst of a growing populace. A plan to pipe water from the Ocklawaha and St. Johns rivers and other water bodies to Central Florida communities is moving forward. The project could cost as much as $1.2 billion and pipe up to 262 million gallons a day to three dozen utilities including those serving Leesburg, Orlando and The Villages . St. Johns water withdrawal permit approved Northeast Florida's last-ditch effort to stop plan fails on 5-4 vote The decision allows Seminole County’s utility system to take up to 5.5 million gallons daily for drinking water and lawn watering.
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Extra Credit Questions 1.Florida’s water use is mainly from a. surface water
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Unformatted text preview: b. groundwater 2. The current population of Florida is ___________ 3. Identify one change that allowed for rapid population growth in FL after 1950. 4. Initial canals dug in S. Florida were designed to drain what body of water? 5. A high quality non-potable water supply that is not meant for drinking purposes is called __________ Groundwater Freshwater Glaciers Atmosphere Groundwater Lakes Soils Rivers Wetlands 3% of total Earth water Aquifers/Groundwater 0.6% of total earth water. 98% of all readily available freshwater Supplies of the drinking water in U.S. and 90% of the drinking water in FL. Aquifers Water-bearing formation that can store and release usable amounts of water. Aqua water Ferre to carry...
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