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||Proposed Amendment No. 48 requiring SWFWMD to adopt rules
||Proposed Amendment No. 48 requiring SWFWMD to adopt rules governing procedures to implement water policy, and providing rules for Water Levels and Rates of Flow. Adopted Sept. 6, 1978. 1p.
||Sept. 6, 1978
||North America -- United States of America -- Florida
||Box 2, Folder 2 ( RIDGE BASIN - Box 2, Folder No. 2 ), Item 12
||Digitized by the Legal Technology Institute in the Levin College of Law at the University of Florida.
2 PROPOSED AMENDMENT NO, 48 7-28-78
5 SUMMARY OF RULE: The purpose of this Rule is to irrplement Chapter 373, Florida
6 Statutes, which provides for the Governing Board of the District to adopt Rules
7 and Regulations to implerment the declared water policy of the Southwest Florida
8 Water Management District, and to implement Chapter 120.53, Florida Statutes,
9 requiring Water Management Districts to adopt Rules governing procedures and
10 conditions for obtaining permits within the area transferred to the Southwest
11 Florida Water Managceent District.
12 PART 8 Water Levels and Rates of Flow
13 16J-8.03 Inplementation is amended to read:
14 (1) The provisions of Part 8 of these rules shall continue to be
15 implemented as of May 2, 1978 within the Hillsborough River, Northwest
16 Hillsborough, Green Swamp, Alafia River, Crystal-Bamosassa River, Manasota,
17 Pithlachascotee River, Peace River, Withlacoochee River and Pinellas-Anclote
18 River Basins and shall be inplerented immediately and shall apply
19 coamencing September 6, 1978 within the area annexed into the District by
20 Chapter 78-65, Laws of Florida, and shall apply as follows:
21 (a) Management levels of lakes and other imtpoumnd ts as prescribed
22 herein shall becore effective immediately upon:
23 1. Installation of a staff gage in a prominent location on the
24 water body;
25 2. Posting of notice to the public pursuant to Rule 16J-8.673; and
26 3. Publication of notice in a newspaper having general circulation
within the affected area.
28 (b) The extreme low management level as adjusted by the cyclic variation
S shall becroe effective when similar notice has been given.
30 Subparagraphs (2) and (3) remain the same.
3 GENERAL ATHORSITY: 373.016, 373.023, 373.044, 373.103, F.S.
32 IAWS IMPIEMENTED: 373.016, 373.042, 373.044, F.S., 78-65, Laws of Florida.
33 JUSTIFICATIcON OF ROLE: This Amendment is to carry out the District's. statutory
34 duty of implementing and establishing water levels and rates of flow in the
area transferred to the District by Chapter 78-65, Laws of Florida, and to establish
36 parameters for flows and levels to prevent significant harm to the water resources
37 or ecology of any area of the District.