Title: The Operation by the City of St. Petersburg of the Cosme-Odessa Well Field
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Title: The Operation by the City of St. Petersburg of the Cosme-Odessa Well Field
Alternate Title: SWFWMD. Proposed Order in re: The Operation by the City of St. Petersburg of the Cosme-Odessa Well Field and the Section 21 Well Field in Hillsborough County, Florida and the Pasco Well field in Pasco County, Florida.
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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 80
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SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT


IN RE:

THE OPERATION BY THE )
CITY OF ST. PETERSBURG )
OF THE COSME-ODESSA )
WELL FIELD AND THE )
SECTION 21 WELL FIELD ) PROPOSED ORDER
IN HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, )
FLORIDA AND THE PASCO )
WELL FIELD IN PASCO )
COUNTY, FLORIDA. )


1. That the City of St. Petersburg, its agents and

employees, shall not withdraw, or cause to be withdrawn, from the

wells in its Cosme-Odessa Well Field, Hillsborough County, Florida,

any amount of water which will cause the weekly average elevation

of the potentiometric surface of the Floridan aquifer to be

less than:

a, Twenty-one (21) feet above mean sea level, as

measured at the "Water Plant E-100" observation

well (280548N0823557).

b. Twenty-four (24) feet above mean sea level, as

measured at the "James 11" observation well

(280703NO823417).

c. Twenty-three (23) feet above mean sea level,

as measured at the "Calm 33A" observation well

(280836N0823438).

2. That the City of St. Petersburg, its agents and employees,

shall not withdraw, or cause to be withdrawn, from the wells

in its Section 21 Well Field, Hillsborough County, Florida, any

amount of water which will cause the weekly average elevation

of the potentiometric surface of the Floridan aquifer to be

less than:

a. Thirty-two (32) feet above mean sea level,











as measured at the "Hillsborough 13" observation

well (280704N0823030).

b. Thirty-three (33) feet above mean sea level, as

measured at "Jackson 26A' observation well

(280753N0823059) .

3. Such weekly averages referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2

shall be calculated by using two readings, the high and low

for each day of the week commencing at 12:01 A.M. on Saturday;

the average of these daily figures for the week will represent

the weekly average elevation of the potentiometric surface.

4. That said elevations, as provided for in paragraphs 1

and 2 above for specific potentiometric levels are subject to

review, and change if necessary, by the Board.

5. That the maximum withdrawal by the City of St.

Petersburg, its agent and employees, from its Pasco well field,

Pasco County, Florida, shall not exceed 112,000,000 gallons per

week (112 MGW) and that at no time shall the maximum withdrawal

from such well field exceed 19,200,000 gallons per day (19.2 MGD).

6. That the City shall furnish to Southwest Florida

Water Management District reports of withdrawals from each

of the respective well fields for each preceding weekly period;

such reports shall be made to the District by telephone not

later than 4:00 P.M. on the following Monday and shall be

certified in writing by letter posted not later than Monday

midnight on forms to be provided by the District.

7. That the City shall enact an ordinance to apply

throughout its corporate limits prohibiting sprinkling of

lawns and ornamentals during daylight hours, effective prior

to October 1, 1973.


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8. That effective prior to October 1, 1973 the City

shall require shallow irrigation wells and distribution systems

for new developments which require irrigation.

9. The City shall require low volume water closets for

all future construction throughout the municipality effective

not later than January 1, 1974.

10. The City shall require maximum use of retention

ponding of storm runoff water for irrigation purposes for

all future developments effective prior to October 1, 1973.

11. That the City shall use shallow wells, recycled

water or surface runoff for irrigation of City public grounds

after January 1, 1974.

12. That the City shall conduct an aggressive public

relations program encouraging the citizenry to practice water

conservation.

13. That this Order is not to be considered in any way

as allocation of water. Nothing contained herein shall estop

or in any way prevent the District from further regulation

of the withdrawal of water from the Cosme-Odessa Well Field,

from the Section 21 Well Field, and from the Pasco Well

Field, as the District is authorized and directed to do under

and pursuant to the Laws of the State of Florida, and provided

further, that not withstanding any of the provisions contained

herein, the withdrawal of water from the wells herein referred

to shall, at all times be subject to the applicable Laws of

the State of Florida concerning consumption, appropriation,

allocation and regulation of water, as provided in Chapters

373 and 378, Florida Statutes, as amended, and the applicable

laws, rules and regulations of the District which are in


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effect, or as amended by the State of Florida or by the District

under the Constitution and the Laws of the State of Florida.


SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT
DISTRICT, BY ITS GOVERNING BOARD




By
Derrill S. McAteer, Chairman



ATTEST:



By
Secretary





















































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