Title: Memo re: Information pertaining to the permit for Fla. Power & Light
CITATION PAGE IMAGE
Full Citation
STANDARD VIEW MARC VIEW
Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00050664/00001
 Material Information
Title: Memo re: Information pertaining to the permit for Fla. Power & Light
Alternate Title: Memo re: Information pertaining to the permit for Fla. Power & Light withdrawals from the Little Manatee River near Wimauma with Table of Data.
Physical Description: 1p.
Language: English
 Subjects
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida
 Notes
General Note: Box 1, Folder 6 ( FLORIDA POWER AND LIGHT CO. - LITTLE MANATEE RIVER ), Item 23
Funding: Digitized by the Legal Technology Institute in the Levin College of Law at the University of Florida.
 Record Information
Bibliographic ID: UF00050664
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: Levin College of Law, University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.

Full Text







MEMORANDUM January 19, 1973

TO: James A. Mann' Acting Director, Water Resources Division

FROM: Malcolm Johnson, Operations Engineer

SUBJECT: Florida Power and Light Little Manatee River


Information pertaining to the permit for Florida Power and Light withdrawals\
from the Little Manatee River near Wimauma follows:

TABLE OF DATA

Plant Size 1,700 MW
Florida Power and Light Property 5,100 acres
Reservoir area at minimum operating level 2,575 acres
Reservoir area at maximum operating level 4,000 acres
Mean discharge at U.S. Geological Survey Gage 182 cfs
Mean discharge at point of diversion 168 cfs
Maximum flow at U.S. Geological Survey gage 14,000 cfs 11 Sept.'60
Minimum flow at U.S. Geological Survey gage 1.2 cfs 6 June '45
Florida Power and Light requirement 29 cfs
Total reduction in flow 21 cfs
Percentage of flow at U.S. Geological Survey gage 11 %
Percentage of flow at point of diversion 12 %
Permitted average rate of withdrawal per average year 36 cfs
Permitted average total of withdrawal per average year 13,150 cfs days or
26,000 acre feet
Permitted withdrawal compared to that required (29 cfs) 125 %
Permitted withdrawal compared to average flow at
U.S. Geological Survey gage 20 %
Permitted withdrawal compared to average flow at point of
diversion 21 %
Pumping may begin at river discharge at U.S. Geological
Survey gage of 40 cfs
Design maximum pumping rate (requested by SWFWMD) 200 cfs
Minimum river discharge at U.S. Geological Survey gage
when 200 cfs withdrawal allowed 550 cfs
1 Total cost of project $200 million
: Additional cost to increase pumping rate from 150 to 200 cfs $1 million

M MJ:1r:dsm




University of Florida Home Page
© 2004 - 2010 University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries.
All rights reserved.

Acceptable Use, Copyright, and Disclaimer Statement
Last updated October 10, 2010 - - mvs