Title: Preliminary SWFWMD(R) Water Regulatory District.
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Title: Preliminary SWFWMD(R) Water Regulatory District.
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Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida
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SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT


RESOLUTION NO.


WATER REGULATORY DISTRICT



WHEREAS, the SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT, pursuant


to Chapter 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


WHEPHEAS, 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








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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. T hre have been increasing diversions of surface and sub-


s face water throughout the area of the SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WATER MAN-


AGEMENT DISTRICT which e eeds the natural replenishment of such waters


and threatens to exhaust such ters or to render them unfit for use by


intrusion of salt water or other causes.


f. Wasteful and unreasonable uses of surface and ground water


resources are occurring.


g. The area comprising the SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT


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


utilization, 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 unreason-


able use of said water 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 pur-


suant to Chapter 373, Florida Statutes, embracing the same area which


comprises the SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT, which said


area is more particularly 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 day of 1968.



SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT
DISTRICT, BY ITS GOVERNING BOARD


(SEAL)

Edward Medard, Chairman




Attest:




C. J. Knowles, Secretary







































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