Title: Operation by the City of St. Petersburg
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Title: Operation by the City of St. Petersburg
Alternate Title: Appendix No. 7: Operation by the City of St. Petersburg of the Cosme-Odessa and Section 21 Well Field in Hillsborough County, and the Pasco Well Field in Pasco County were found to be withdrawing water in amounts detrimental to the State of Florida resul
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General Note: Box 2, Folder 4 ( ST. PETERSBURG, CITY OF V. SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT ), Item 37
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"IN RE: )

1IIL OPL'"OTior B Y TIE
CITY OF ST. PTEIUIG )
OF THE COSl-oDESSA ) ORDER I:2PR 72-1
.Ei.' I .L I' T"E )
SECTiO!,O 21 Y'ELL FIELD )
I I Hl.L.SGOirOU. COi[N;TY, j
FLORID!\ f.iD THE PASCO )
WELL FIlELD IN PASCO )
COUiN-TY, FLORIDA




This matter came before the Board of Governors of the Southwest Fclridi

Mater iiaraycmient District (Regulatory), hereinafter referred to as "Board", at

,- a public hearing duly and properly held before the Board oin December 8, 1971
and January 12, 1972 pursuant to a notice as provided in Section 373.151,

Florida Statutes, to the City of St. Petersburg, a municipal corporation, here-

inafter referred to as "City", to determine the extent and nmnner in which

.ground water may be withdrawn from those certain well fields oper ated by the

City of St. Petersburg in Hillsborough County, Florida, known as the Cosr.e-

Odessa W.ell Field and the Section 21 Well Field, and in Pascc Co,;uty, Florida,

known as the Pasco Well Field, all as more particularly designated on the ;'ap

attached hereto and made a part hereof as Exhibit "A", without being detri-
mental t: the water resources of the State of Florida, without causing irrep-

arable damage to adjacent landowners, and without resulting in contamination

C,) of thle water source, and the City having been present and represented by its
counsel at said hearing, and the testimony at said hearing having lbConi steno-

graphically recorded, and the Board l:hving reviewed and carefully consiJ'Ced




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the evidence presented: to the Board at said hearing, the Board finds thlt a

preponderance of the evidence offered at said hearing shcws:

A. Unregulated withdrawals of water by the City from the aforecsid

Cosme-OclssEa Well Field and Section 21 I.ell Field are detrimental to the oTIor

water ut:rs and the w.ter resources of the State of Florida.

D. That the withdratwals of w.i-ter by the City from the aforesaid P,:.CC:

Well Field must also he regulated in order to ohibin the most hb.enficial u:s

"of the waiLer resources of the State of Florida and to protect the puil)lic i I

safety ,1id welr, 1ir 11dI the interest ts eof Ith waLter s(ers ef icl t(I.

C(. 1l1re i ,\ need f "or thoe following Orde.r.
IT 1S, TlIIII uPO;:, OR E[K'i:D AS FOLLOW; :

1. That the Ci ty, its ar;i e nts and empl oyees, shall not wi thdraw\, or

cause to be withdrawn, from the wells in the aforesaid Cosine-Odessa Ulell

Field, Hillsborough County, Florida, any amount of water which will cause

the weekly average elevation of the potentiormetric surface of the Floridan

aquifer to'be less than:
a. Twenty-one (21) feet above mean sea lcvel, as measured at

the "Water Plant E-100" observation well (280548I;0823557).

b. Twenty-four (24) feet above mean sea level, as measured at

the "James 11" observation well (280703N0823417)..

c.- Twenty-three (23) feet above mean sea level, as measured

at the."Calm 33A" observation well (280836N0823438).

2. That the City, its agents and employees, shall not withdraw, or

cause to be withdrawn, from the wells in'the aforesaid Section 21 lWell Field,

Hillsborough County, Florida, any amount of water which will cause the weekly







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average elevation of the potentiometric surface of the Floridan.aquifer to be

less than:

.. a. Thirty-two (32) feet above mean sea level, as measured at
the "Hlillsborough 13" observation well (280704110823030).

b. Thirty-three (33) feet above mean sea level, as measured

at "Jackson 26A" observation well (280753N0823059).

3. Said weekly average referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2 above will

be calculated by using two readings, the high and low for each day of the

gj calendar week; the average of these daily figures for the calendar week will
represent the weekly average elevation of the potentiometric surface.
4. That said elevations, as provided for in paragraphs 1 and 2 above

for specific potentiometric levels are subject to review, and change if nec-

essary, by the Board each six months hereafter, or if the Board deems it

necessary, at more frequent intervals.

S5. That the City shall, within four months of the date of this Order,

construct a deep observation well in the approximate center of the aforesaid

Pasco Well Field, Pasco County, Florida. That said .well shall be desig'nJ to

monitor the quality and potentio:entric head ao or near the bottom of thl pol.-

9 a1lle water" supply inl the Fllorildan aquifer. The plan s and specify icatLions tr
said well musit be ilpprove(, in writiij, 1y th.l( Pard(, prior to co;LsLo:ru ion.
6. That, on a monthly basis during the initial six months after

the Pasco Well Field has become operational, as hereinafter provided, the

) City shall furnish to the Board detailed well discharge quantities and cornc-
sponding periods of pumping time for each well, and shall furnish said infor-
mation to the Board quarterly thereafter.
7." That, during the initial six months after the Pasco Well Field

has become operational, as hereinafter provided, tlhe City will perfoni one




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or more thirty-day pumping test, as designed and supervised by the United

States Geological Survey and the Southwest Florida Water Management District.

8. That this Order shall become effective as of this date, except as

to paragraphs 1 and 2 above, and the provisions of the said paragraphs 1 and

2 shall become effective within .') days of the date that the Board notifies

Q the City, in writing, that the aforesaid Pasco Well Field is in effective

operation.
DONE and ORDERED this -- day of February 1972.


SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT
DISTRICT (REGULATORY), BY ITS
GOVERNING BOARD


By: 2 L ( .
D. S. MicAteer, Chairman

Attest:

Edar He d( d S .rea

0 Edward Medard, Secretary. !
















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NOTICE OF IIEARING to be held July 11, 1973 at 10:00 a.m. on SWFW;ID
(Regulatory) Order No. 72-4 issued to Pinellas County

NG.ice of Hearing addressed to Mr. W. D. Dockerty, Chairman, Board of
S County Commissioners of Pinellas County, Florida and hand delivered
on June 25, 1973.


Rec ived by



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