Title: SWFWMD Declaration of Water Shortage
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Title: SWFWMD Declaration of Water Shortage
Alternate Title: SWFWMD Declaration of Water Shortage.Order No. 75-3D.
Physical Description: 2p.
Language: English
Publication Date: June 11, 1975
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Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida
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General Note: Box 3, Folder 5B ( WATER SHORTAGE, VOL. I. B3F5 ), Item 61
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SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT


IN RE:

DECLARATION OF WATER SHORTAGE WITHIN )
THE ALAFIA RIVER BASIN, HILLSBOROUGH )
RIVER BASIN, NORTHWEST HILLSBOROUGH )
RIVER BASIN, AND THAT PART OF THE ) ORDER NO. 75-3D
PEACE RIVER BASIN IN POLK, HARDEE )
AND DESOTO COUNTIES, AND THAT PART )
OF THE PINELLAS-ANCLOTE RIVER BASIN )
NORTH OF SR 584 AND EAST OF HIGHWAY )
US 19 )

WHEREAS the Board of Governors of Southwest Florida Water Management

District did on May 14, 1975 by Order No. 75-1D declare that a water short--

age exists within that part of the District described as that part of the

District encompassing the Alafia River Basin, Hillsborough River Basin,

Northwest Hillsborough River Basin, that part of Pinellas-Anclote River Basin

north. of S.R. 584 and east of Highway U.S. 19 and that part of the Peace River

Basin in Polk, Hardee and DeSoto Counties;

WHEREAS notice of water shortage and notice of hearings has been duly

published as required by law, and

WHEREAS such Board, at a public hearing duly and properly held before

it at its regular meeting on June 11, 1975, has heard reports from its staff

and taken testimony from others present relating to the conditions as they

presently exist within the water shortage area,

UPON CONSIDERATION the Board finds as follows,

That water levels in the area are improved due to recent rainfall but that

a water shortage continues to exist within that part of the District described

as that part of the District encompassing the ATafia River Basin, Hillsborough

River Basin, Northwest Hillsborough River Basin, that part of Pinellas-Anclote

River Basin north of S.R. 584 and east of Highway U.S. 19, and that part of the

Peace River Basin in Polk, Hardee and DeSoto Counties, hereinafter referred to

as "water shortage area."

IT IS, THEREUPON, ORDERED AS FOLLOWS:

1. Order No. 75-1D is amended insofar as it related to application and

implementation of the restrictions in Phase I to the areas described,by removing

the necessity for compliance with such restrictions, effective immediately.








2. That all users of the water resources of the water shortage area,

including those persons served in whole or part by public water supplies operated by

the Pinellas County Water System and the City of St. Petersburg Water System,

together with the users located within the water shortage area described,

are urged to conserve water whenever and wherever possible.

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

Water Management 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 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 in the area I

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 eleventh day of June, 1975.



SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT, BY
ITS GOVERNING BOARD



D. S. MCATEER, CHAIRMAN


ATTEST:




THOMAS M. VAN DER VEER, ASST. SECRETARY














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