Title: SWFWMD(R). Certification of Administrative Rules
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Title: SWFWMD(R). Certification of Administrative Rules
Alternate Title: SWFWMD(R). Certification of Administrative Rules Filed with the Secretary of State. Aug. 13, 1969, Summary of Rules and Regulations, Statement of Purpose for Adopting, Resolution No. 268
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Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida
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General Note: Box 3, Folder 2 ( SWFWMD (R) HISTORY - LAWS, RULES FIRST ORDERS - B3F2 ), Item 39
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CERTIFICATION OF

ADMINISTRATIVE RULES FILED WITH THE SECRETARY OF STATE, TOM ADAMS
(Pursuant to Chapter 120, Florida Statutes)





I do hereby certify that the attached rules are correct copies as promulgated and
adopted on August 13, 1969, and pursuant to provisions of Section 120. 041 (6),
Florida Statutes, do hereby request an effective and operative date of October 1,
1969.





SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT (REGULATORY)

August 13, 1969





Statutory Rule Specific Law
Rule No. Making Authority Implemented

357R-1.01 373. 171 F. S.y, ;" 373. 171(1) F. S.
357R-1. 02 373. 171 F. S. 373. 171(1) F. S.
357R-1. 03 373. 171 F. S. 373. 171(1) F. S.
357R-1. 04 373. 171 F. S. 373. 171(1) F. S.
357R-1. 05 373. 171 F.S. 373. 171(1)(c)F. S.
357R-1. 06 373. 171 F.S. 373. 171(1)(c)F. S.








(SEAL)
Signature


Executive Director
Title




Number of rule pages certified

















SUMMARY


"RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT, CONTROL,
CONSERVATION AND USE OF WATER RESOURCES, WITH
PARTICULAR REFERENCE TO GROUND WATER RESOURCES, IN
SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT (REGULATORY)"






357R-1. 01 PURPOSES AND DEFINITIONS -- Explains the purposes

of the rules and regulations and sets forth the meanings

of words and phrases used.


357R-1. 02 REGISTRATION OF WELL DRILLERS -- Sets forth the
requirements and qualifications for registration as a well
driller as well as the types of registration. Also sets
forth the means and grounds for refusal, suspension or
revocation of registration.


357R-1. 03 CONSTRUCTION OF WELLS -- Sets forth the requirements

for construction of wells and explains the requirements for
a permit for construction of a well. Also sets forth the
means and grounds for rejection, suspension or revocation

of permit.


357R-1. 04 INVENTORY -- Explains the purpose for the inventory of
the water resources and uses and sets forth the means for
the inventory.


357R-1. 05 CIVIL ACTION FOR DAMAGES -- Explains when the Regu-
latory Board may initiate civil action against violators of
the rules and regulations.


357R1-1. 06 PENAL PROVISIONS -- Sets forth the penal provisions for
violators of rules and regulations.
















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STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

FOR ADOPTING

"RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT, CONTROL,
CONSERVATION AND USE OF WATER RESOURCES, WITH
PARTICULAR REFERENCE TO GROUND WATER RESOURCES, IN
SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT (REGULATORY)"


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The Board of Governors of the Southwest Florida Water Management

District (Regulatory) adopted these rules and regulations in order to

-implement the declared water policy of the Southwest Florida Water

Management District (Regulatory) and the State of Florida by effecting

the maximum beneficial utilization, development and conservation of

the water resources of the Regulatory District in the best interest of

all its people and to prevent the depletion, deterioration, waste and

unreasonable use of said resources.










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SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT


RESOLUTION NO. ((


WATER REGULATORY DISTRICT



WHEREAS, the SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT, pursuant


toChapter 373, Florida Statutes, after investigation, did by proper


resolution adopted July 10, 1968, determine that the necessity existed


for the conduct of a public hearing to determine whether or not a Water


Regulatory District should be established; and


WHEREAS, proper notice of such hearing was given as provided by Sec-


tion 373.151, Florida Statutes; and


WHEREAS, on August 30, 1968, such public hearing was held at the


official office of the SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT near


Brooksville, Florida, during which all members of the Board of Governors


of the SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT did hear and receive


all testimony and evidence offered for the purpose of determining the


necessity for creating a Water Regulatory District under the authority


of Section 373.142, Florida Statutes; and


WHEPJEAS, an accurate record of the proceedings had and all evidence


introduced at said hearing offered by the numerous witnesses-both in the


form of oral and written testimony as to lake levels, ground water and


surface water conditions as well as other related factors existing in or


affecting the area encompassed by the SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT













DISTRICT has been reduced to written form .and preserved and is on file


in the official office of the SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT


near Brooksville, Florida;


NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WATER


MANAGEMENT DISTRICT, as follows:


1. The members of the Board of Governors of the SOUTHWEST FLORIDA


WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT, presided over by the Chairman of said Board


sitting as hearing officer over a public hearing held at the official


office of said SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT on August 30,


1968, do find as facts, established by a preponderance of the evidence


offered at said hearing, the following:


a.- There has been a rapid growth of population in the area com-


prising the SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT.


b. There has been a continuous increase in the amount of ground


water used in said area for domestic, agricultural and industrial pur-


poses; the need for ground water for such purposes in the future is ex-


pected to continue to increase rapidly.


c.. There have been long-term declines of ground water levels in


the area comprising the SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT and


these declines have been increasing progressively.


d. There is a connection between the ground waters and the sur-


face waters in such area and in many instances, there have been detri-


mental effects on the surface waters as a result of ground water use.


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e. There have been increasing diversions of water within the area of


the SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT which have result-


ed in salt water encroachment and threatens to render large portions of the ground-


water. resource unfit for continued municipal, industrial and agricultural use.


f. Wasteful and unreasonable uses of water resources are occurring.


g. The area comprising the SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WATER MANAGE-


MENT DISTRICT is a hydrologically controllable area based on ground water and


recharge area with appropriate consideration for surface water.


2. Proper regulations are needed to effect the maximum beneficial utiliza-


tion, development and conservation of the water resources of the area comprising


the SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT so as to be in the


best interests of all people and to prevent waste and unreasonable use of said wa-


ter resources.


3. There is a necessity for the creation of a Water Regulatory District as


authorized by Chapter 373, Florida Statutes.


4. A Water Regulatory District is hereby created under and pursuant to


Chapter 373, Florida Statutes, embracing the same area which comprises the


SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT, which said area is


more particular described in Exhibit A attached hereto.


5. Said Water Regulatory District shall be known as the "SOUTHWEST


FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT (REGULATORY)".





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6. The governing board of the SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WATER MANAGE-

MENT DISTRICT (REGULATORY) shall consist of the members of the Board

of Governors of the SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT.

PASSED and ADOPTED this 39tday of 1968.


SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT,
DISTRICT, BY ITS GOVERNING BOARD


(SEAL) d5/ EToF oA 1.4 044
Ed ard Medard, Chairman



Attest:



. J. Knowles, Secretary


































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