Title: Water Authority Revamping Starts
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Title: Water Authority Revamping Starts
Alternate Title: Newspaper article by Rice Allen in the Tribune, "Water Authority Revamping Starts."
Physical Description: 1p.
Language: English
Creator: Allen, Rice ( Author )
Publication Date: April 30, 1976
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Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida
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General Note: Box 3, Folder 6C ( WEST COAST REGIONAL WATER SUPPLY AREA B3F6 ), Item 176
Funding: Digitized by the Legal Technology Institute in the Levin College of Law at the University of Florida.
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Water Authority




Revamping Starts


By RICK ALLEN Pasco County and dismissal of all pend-
Tribune Staff Writer ing or proposed lawsuits.
CLEARWATER Attorneys repre- ALTHOUGH St. Petersburg and Pin-
senting four Tampa Bay area govern- ellas representatives first balked at the
ments met yesterday to begin the task of demands, St.. Petersburg attorney Carl
.re-forging a West Coast Regional Water Lynn and Pinellas Water Superintendent
Supply Authority. Pickens Talley agreed their respective
The authority, created 18 months ago wellfields would be turned over to the
by Hillsborough, Pinellas and Pasco authority if Pasco would also turn over
counties and the cities of Tampa and St. its water sources to West Coast Region-
Petersburg, has been "stalled" since last al. i
December, said authority attorney Louis
De la Parte.
ATTORNEYS representing Hillsbor-
ough, Pasco and Pinellas counties and
St. Petersburg met informally yesterday
at De la Parte's request to attempt to
hammer out an agreement transferring
the Cypress Creek Wellfield, now owned
by Pinellas and St. Petersburg, to the
authority.
Tampa was not represented at yester-
day's meeting.
Discussions about the wellfield
transfer turned to the attempt to salvage
the water authority when Pasco attor-
neys Jake Varn and Bill Register pre-
sented Pasco's list of concessions sought
from other member governments.
Included were the immediate transfer
of all St. Petersburg and Pinellas County
wellfields to the authority, a limit on
water pumped from Pasco, a prohibition
on new wellfields to be developed in





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