Title: Sprinkling and Spray Irrigation in Pinellas County, Florida
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Title: Sprinkling and Spray Irrigation in Pinellas County, Florida
Alternate Title: SWFWMD. Order 73-4D in re: Sprinkling and Spray Irrigation in Pinellas County, Florida.
Physical Description: 2p.
Language: English
Publication Date: Aug. 8, 1973
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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 84
Funding: Digitized by the Legal Technology Institute in the Levin College of Law at the University of Florida.
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SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT


IN RE:

SPRINKLING AND SPRAY IRRIGATION )
IN PINELLAS COUNTY, FLORIDA ) ORDER 73-4D



WHEREAS the Board of Governors of Southwest Florida Water Management

District did on July 11, 1973 by Order No. 73-1D declare that a water short-

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

miles of Pasco County and the north eight miles of Pinellas and Hillsborough

Counties lying between State Road 55 (U.S. 19) and State Road 45 (U.S. 41),

and

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 August 8, 1973, 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,

1. That a water shortage continues to exist within that part of the

District described as the south three miles of Pasco County and the north

eight miles of Pinellas and Hillsborough Counties lying between State Road

55 (U.S. 19) and State Road 45 (U.S. 41).

2. That irrigation by means of sprinkling or spray-type irrigation

results in a substantial loss of water due to evaporation, which is greatly

accelerated during daylight hours, resulting in unnecessary waste of water

during such daylight hours.

IT IS, THEREUPON, ORDERED AS FOLLOWS:

1. No person, firm or corporation who uses water, a part or all of which

is supplied by withdrawal from a water shortage area which exists within that

part of the Southwest Florida Water Management District described as the south












three miles of Pasco County and the north eight miles of Pinellas and Hills-

borough Counties lying between State Road 55 (U.S. 19) and State Road 45 (U.S.

41), shall irrigate within Pinellas County, Florida by means of sprinkling or

spray-type irrigation during daylight hours. Daylight hours shall mean that

period between sunrise and sunset each day. Violation of this order shall be

punishable as provided by law.


2. Adoption of this rule is necessary for immediate preservation of the

public health, safety and general welfare.


DONE and ORDERED this eighth day of August, 1973.


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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