Title: Proposed Guidelines for Orders Under Declaration of Water Shortage
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Title: Proposed Guidelines for Orders Under Declaration of Water Shortage
Alternate Title: Proposed Guidelines for Orders Under Declaration of Water Shortage; and Steps for Enforcement of District's Water Shortage Orders, Rules, and Regulations
Physical Description: 4p.
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 70
Funding: Digitized by the Legal Technology Institute in the Levin College of Law at the University of Florida.
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PROPOSED GUIDELINES FOR ORDERS UNDER
DECLARATION OF WATER SHORTAGE
MAY 14, 1975


Following are proposed guidelines for orders for use in water shortage area

declarations 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

Voluntary 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 midnight.

Ban No runoff at property boundary permitted from irrigated groves, fields,

and pastures. No lake augmentation permitted.

Phase II Moderate Economic Hardship

Voluntary restraint in all non-essential uses of water.

Reduction A 15% 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 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.








Phase III Severe Economic Hardship

Voluntary restraint even in essential uses of water.

Reduction A 30% reduction in water use by all industry.

Restriction Commercial irrigation (including citrus, vegetable, nursery,

other agriculture, golf course and cemetery) restricted to __ hours of

irrigation between official sunset and sunrise.

Ban No runoff at property boundary permitted from irrigated groves, fields,

and pastures. No lawn or park irrigation and no lake augmentation.


SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT
May 14, 1975









RECOMMENDATIONS FOR DECLARATION OF WATER SHORTAGE



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.


Phase I controls should be implemented in the Pinellas-Anclote River

Basin, the Northwest Hillsborough Basin, and the Hillsborough River Basin.



Phase II controls should be implemented in the Alafia River Basin and the

Peace River Basin.


SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT
May 14, 1975








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.



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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