Title: Declaration of Water Shortage Within Parts of Pasco
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Title: Declaration of Water Shortage Within Parts of Pasco
Alternate Title: Appendix No. 8: Declaration of Water Shortage Within Parts of Pasco, Pinellas and Hillsborough Counties, Order No. 73-10.
Physical Description: 4p.
Language: English
Publication Date: July 11, 1973
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Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida
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General Note: Box 2, Folder 4 ( ST. PETERSBURG, CITY OF V. SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT ), Item 38
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SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT


IN RE:
DECLARATION OF WATER SHORTAGE )
WITIIN PARTS OF PASCO, PINELLAS ) ORDER NO. 73-1D
AND HILLSBOROUGH COUNTIES )


This matter, having come before the Board of Governors of the Southwest

Florida Water Mranagement District at a public meeting duly and properly held
before the Board on July 11, 1973, and the Board having reviewed and carefully

considered the reports of staff members and having heard testimony presented

at said meeting,

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT DECLARED by the Board of Governors of the Southwest

O Florida afterr Management District that it does find and declare that a water

shortage exists within that part of the District described as the south three

miles of Pasco County and the north eight miles of Pinellas and Hillsborough

Counties lying between State Road 55 (U.S. 19) and State Road 45 (U.S. 41),

in that insufficient ground and surface water is available to meet the needs

of the users.

Such declaration is issued pursuant to Section 378.152, Florida Statutes,

as amended (Chapter 72-730, Laws of Florida, as amended) and publication of
this notice shall serve as notice to all users in the area of the condition of

water shortage and that pursuant to law the Governing Doard may impose such

"restrictions on one or more users of the water resource as may be necessary to




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"protect the water resources of the area from serious harm.

All users of the water resources of this area, including those persons

served by public water supplies operated by the Pinellas County Water System

and the City of St. Petersburg IWater System, together with the users located

within the area described, are urgently requested to reduce consumption of

water to the greatest extent possible.

Notice is further given that the Governing Board of the Southwest Florida

Water Managcment District will hold hearings to consider staff reports and

"other testimony offered at each of its regular meetings and at any special

meetings called for such purpose so long as the water shortage exists within
the area described. Notice is further given that the Board holds regularly

S scheduled meetings commencing at 9:30 A.M. on the second Wednesday of each

month at its official headquarters on U.S. 41 located approximately seven

miles south of Brooksville at which times the Governing Board of Southwest

Florida Water Management District will consider the matter of water shortage




















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in the area and take such actions and impose such restrictions as may be
deemed necessary. Every reasonable effort will be made to give notice of
any special meeting to all persons who file written request for same with
the District.

DONE and ORDERED this 11th day of July, 1973.

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WATER MAIIAGEM;ENT DISTRICT,
BY ITS GOVERNING BOARD




D. S. ICATEER, CHAIRMAN


*ATTEST:



1TO1AAS 1-i. VAN DELTVEER, ASST. SECRETAiY



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EXCERPT FROM JANUARY 14, 1976
SWFWMD GOVERNING BOARD MINUTES





At precisely 2:'00 p.m. !Thai-rm:n :4cAteer innouncee the meetrinn ijDlc
hearing! to consider the application by the City of St. Petersburg for a
consumlptive use permit for the Section 21 Well Field. The hearing was
mechanically and stenographically recorded and tapes of the proceedings
will be available in the permanent files of .he Di;rict. 'Te j.ninc
statement w\as read by Chairman c:cAteer na T.he foleowino exhibits ,er
introduced: Exhibit No. i, ccfy of t.he affidavit Tr -puiica"ion om -ze
Tampa Tribune; Complosite [Exhibit No. 2, copy of the permit application as
submitted by the City of St. Petersburg; Exhibit NIo. 3. letter -ron ear
A. Geraci to the Soara of :Governors atea January .?7 Locosinfa aci-
cation 75000003-2 nj :Exn bi .'o. .etter from iari.an A. Lewis, .? esicen:.
Keystone Park Civic Association, to Derrill McAteer in opposition to
permit application 750003. MIr. Carl Linn, Attorney for the City of St.
Petersburg, and Mr. William Duynslaqer, Director of the City's Water and
Sewer Departments, presented information on behalf of the City in connec-
tion with the consumptive use permit application. The application is for
regulation of the Section 21 Well Field under regulatory levels as set out
in the District's Rules and Regulations. It requests that the existing
Regulatory levels, as established by the District staff and City's con-
sultants and set forth in an order of the District be maintained; removal
of the pumpiing cap, and requests a 5-foot rather than 3-foot variance as
contained in the District's order. Mr. Blain stated that since the appli-
cation, does not refer to the desired quantities of water, it would be
appropriate at this time to continue the hearing and allow the City to
amend its ;Dpiication and direcT. -.he szaff o reacver-;.e. ."e '"-rher
.stated it would be aCDroriata if ..e C:% .lesir^s r.:ov i f -he :TDoin
cap, since this is ccuDoea wih another ::nsumte;ve -se ermi a:'aC' i
issued, that public notice be given that the District will be reccnsidering
the order on Cosme-Odessa. After a full discussion and testimony from all
those wishing to be heard. it was moved by Mr,. Graw that.no decsiicn ee
made on the permit at this -ime ane cha- -:n near.nc 0 cnc'nTnuef n-nn ".-r :
February 18, 1976 Board meeting. Motion seconcea oy Mr. Jonns anc jnarn-
mously passed. Chairman McAteer stated that the staff would like to meet
with representatives of the City at an early date to attempt to clarify
some of the problems involved in this matter.












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