SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT u
CONSUMPTIVE USE PERMIT
PERMIT GRANTED TO: PERMIT NO. 7500003
DATE PERMIT GRANTED:
SCity of St. Petersburg DATE PERMIT APPLICATION
FILED: September 9, 1975
P. 0. Box 2842 PERMIT EXPIRES ON: December 31, 1980
SOURCE CLASSIFICATION: Floridan Aquifer
St. Petersburg, Florida USE CLASSIFICATION: Public Supply
(Legal Name and Address)
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS PERMIT ARE AS FOLLOWS:
I. That all statements in the application and in supporting data are
true and accurate and based upon the best information available,
and that all conditions set forth herein will be complied with. If
any of the statements in the application and in the supporting data
are found to be untrue and inaccurate, or if applicant fails to comply
with all of the conditions set forth herein, then this Permit shall
automatically become null and void.
2. This Permit is predicated upon the assertion by applicant that the
use of water applied for and granted is and continues to be a reason-
able beneficial use as defined in Section 379.019(5), Florida
Statutes, is and continues to be consistent with the public interest,
and will not interfere with any legal use of water existing on the
date this Permit is granted.
3. In granting this Permit, SWFWMD has, by regulation, reserved from use
by applicant, water in such locations and quantities, for such seasons
of the year, as it determines may be required for the protection of
fish and wildlife and the public health and safety. Such reservations
are subject to periodic review and revision in light of changed
4. Based upon the application and supporting documents, SWFWMD finds
that the applicant's use of water was in existence before January 1,
1975 at the rate of 9 million gallons per day .
I 5. Nothing in this Permit should be construed to limit the authority of
Southwest Florida Water Management District to declare water shortages
I and issue orders pursuant to Section 373.175, Florida Statutes, or to
formulate a plan for implementation during periods of water shortage
J pursuant to Section 373.246, Florida Statutes.
6. This Permit authorizes the applicant named above to make a maximum
combined average annual withdrawal of 18.0 million gallons of water
per day with a maximum combined withdrawal rate not to
exceed 22.0 mgd during a single day. Withdrawals are
authorized as shown in the table below.
7. WITHDRAWAL POINT GALLONS PER DAY GALLONS PER DAY
LATITUDE LONGITUDE MAXIMUM AVERAGE
280700 823059 4500000 3300000
280652 823011 2000000 1500000
280708 823011 3500000 3200000
280721 823011 3500000 3200000
280740 823034 3450000 3140000
280740 823020 5000000 3660000
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1 8. The use of said wauer is restricted to the use cl ification set forth
above. Any change in the use of said water will require a modification i
of this Permit.
9. In the event an emergency water shortage should be declared, the
District may alter, modify or declare to be inactive, all or parts of
this Permit. An authorized District Representative may, at any
reasonable time, enter the property to inspect the facilities and may
require that this Permit be shown.
10. Applicant shall comply with the following conditions, and if Applicant
fails to comply with them-then this Permit shall automatically become
null and void.
A. That the City, its agents and employees, shall not withdraw or cause
to be withdrawn, from the wells in the aforesaid 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 as determined cumulatively, to be less than:
(a) Thirty-three (33) feet above mean sea level, as measured at the
"Hillsborough 13" Observation Well (280704N0823030).
(b) Thirty-four (34) feet above mean sea level, as measured at
"Jackson 26A" Observation Well (280753N0823059).
B. In connection with the operation of Section 21 Well Field,
(a) At no time shall the weekly average elevations of the potentiometric
surface of the Floridan Aquifer be more than 3 feet below the
elevations set forth in Paragraph 1 above.
(b) Weekly average elevations shall be calculated by adding together the
high reading for each day and the low reading for each day, then
dividing the sum thereof by 14; each weekly period shall commence
at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday of each week.
(c) The weekly average elevations shall be determined cumulatively
from November 1, 1973 through September 30, 1974. A new production
year shall start on October 1, 1974 and each October 1 thereafter.
Cumulative weekly average elevations shall not carry over from one
production year to another.
C. Reports of weekly average elevations for each weekly period shall be
made by City to District by telephone on the following Monday and
confirmed in writing on forms to be provided by District; such weekly
periods shall commence at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday of each week.
D. That the City construct and install a totalizing flow meter on the
Well No. 3A (280607N823528W).
E. The total maximum withdrawal from the Section 21 and Cosme-Odessa Well
Fields shall not exceed 168 million gallons per week, which amount
shall not be figured cumulatively; provided that during any six (6)
weeks in the production year 1976, the City can pump an additional 21
million gallons per week in excess of the 168 million gallons per
week. However, all production by the City shall be reasonably
balanced between the two well fields.
F. This permit is issued pursuant to Part 2 of Chapter 16J, F.A.C.
and authorizes the consumptive use of water.
CONSUMPTIVE USE SECTION
WATER RESOURCES DIVISION