Title: SWFWMD Proposed Orders, Declaration of Water Shortage
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Title: SWFWMD Proposed Orders, Declaration of Water Shortage
Physical Description: 3p.
Language: English
Publication Date: May 14, 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 65
Funding: Digitized by the Legal Technology Institute in the Levin College of Law at the University of Florida.
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PROPOSEDORDERS >i47
DECLARATION OF WATER SHORTAGE
MAY 14, 1975


Following are proposed4orders for use in a water shortage area declaration which
should be placed in proper legal terminology for the May 14th Governing Board
meeting. The orders have been cast progressing from a Phase I minimal economic
hardship to a Phase III severe economic hardship.
Phase I Minimal Economic Hardship
Vutlr Voluntary public restraint in all non-essential uses of water.
Reduction A 10% reduction in water use by all Industry.
Restriction Commercial Irrigation (Including citrus, vegetable, nursery,
other agriculture, golf course and cemetery) restricted to the hours
between 3:00 p.m. and 10:00 a.m. Lawn sprinkling and park irrigation
restricted to the hours between official sunset and 'IseI ('
Ban No runoff at property boundary permitted from irrigated groves, fields,
and pastures. No lake augmentation permitted.
Phase II Moderate Economic Hardship

Voltry Voluntary pub c and- 1tal restraint in all non-essential
uses of water.
Reduction A 15% reduction In water use by all Industry.
Restriction Commerctal Irrigation (Including citrus, vegetable, nursery,
other agriculture, golf course and cometary) restricted to the hours
between official sunset and sunrise and a 15% cutback in Irrigation
time.
Ban No runoff at property boundary permitted from irrigated groves, fields,
and pastures. No lawn or park irrigation and no lake augmentation.






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Phase III Severe Economic Hardship
Voluntary Voluntary p.ic and c restraint even in essential uses
of water.
Reduction A a j MO30% reduction in water use by all industry,wh me -


Restriction Conercial irrigation (Including citrus, vegetable, nursery,
other agriculture, golf course and cometary) restricted to hours of
irrigation between official sunset and sunrise.
Ban No runoff at property boundary permitted front irrigated groves, fields,
and pastures. No lawn or park Irrigation and no lake augmentation.
Hydrologic information to date supports that the following declaration be made:
Water Shortage Area that part of the District including the Pinellas-
Anclote River Basin, the Northwest Hillsborough Basin, the Hillsborough
River Basin, the Alafia River Basin, and the Peace River Basin./C/

Phase I controls should be xiilsf di1 n the Pinellas-Anclote River Basin,
the Northwest Hillsborough Basin, and the Hillsborough River Basin.

Phase II controls should be exercised in the Alafia River Basin and the
Peace River Basin,

STEPS FOR ENFORCEMENT OF DISTRICT'S
WATER SHORTAGE ORDERS, RULES, AND REGULATIONS

1. Board adopts and promulgates Orders, Rules, and Regulations setting forth
the conservation steps to be taken by the citizenry of the District and
requesting all State, county, and local governments and its enforcement
officers to assist the District In enforcing the promulgated Orders, Rules,

and Regulations.







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2. Copies of the District's Orders, Rules, and Regulations be sent to the State,
County, City attorneys, Sheriffs and Police Departments, and officials for
their Information and requesting their assistance in enforcing same pursuant
to Section 373.609, Florida Statutes.
3. Send District personnel with proper Identification into the areas subject to
the Declaration of Water Shortage to report violators.
4. District personnel to report violations to the appropriate State, city, and
county enforcement agencies in charge of the area where violations occurring
for issuance of summons and citations.
SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT
May 14, 1975




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