Title: Folder re DESOTO Site containing Data Sheet, Power Plant Siting Criteria, five maps, four charts and two aerial views. Aug. 20, 1976. 13p.
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Title: Folder re DESOTO Site containing Data Sheet, Power Plant Siting Criteria, five maps, four charts and two aerial views. Aug. 20, 1976. 13p.
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Funding: Digitized by the Legal Technology Institute in the Levin College of Law at the University of Florida.
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(C DESOTO SITE

DATA SHEET



LOCATION: DeSoto County, approximately 6 miles north of Arcadia, Florida;
Townships 36 and 37 south, range 25 and 26 east

SITE AREA: East of U.S. Highway 17 20,300 acres

POWER STATION CAPACITY: 4800 MW (4 Units @ 1200 MW/Unit)



Cooling Pond
Area 8,600 acres
Average Bottom Elevation 85.0 feet Mean Sea Level
Minimum Operating Depth 9.0 feet
Maximum Operating Depth 32.4 feet
Flood Storage Depth 35.4 feet
Embankment Height 46.0 feet

Volumes
Minimum Operating Level 23,000,000,000 gallons
Maximum Operating Level 88,000,000,000 gallons
Flood Storage Level 97,000,000,000 gallons

Seepage from Cooling Pond (Est.) 26,000 gpm
Maximum Spillway Capacity 2,700,000 gpm
Operating Capability Without Water Additions 2.1 years

Peace River
Drainage Area (Upstream) 1,300 square miles
Average Flow (1934-1970) 561,000 gpm
Maximum Recorded (9/9/33) 15,500,000 gpm
Minimum Recorded (5/28/49) 16,000 gpm
Total Dissolved Solids During Pumping 115 ppm

Average Annual Rainfall 55.44 inches
Average Annual Gross Natural Evaporation 51.00 inches

Water Requirements
Evaporation Makeup to Cooling Pond 33,900 gpm /i
Cooling Pond Seepage and Blowdown Water Pumped 37,100 gpm
from River but eventually returns to River
(long term average)
Total Long Term Withdrawal from River 71,000 gpm
Pumping Station Size (Maximum Pumping Capacity 538,600 gpm
even though pumping is allowed only a small (1200 cfs)
portion of time)



(All Figures are Approximate and Subject to Change)











EXHIBIT 1

POWER PLANT SITING CRITERIA


1. CAPABILITY OF COOLING SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT

2. PROXIMITY TO LOAD CENTER

3. LAND AVAILABILITY

4. COMPATIBILITY OF LAND USE

5. RESOURCE CONSUMPTION
A. WATER CONSUMPTION
B. LAND UTILIZATION, AMOUNT
C. LAND UTILIZATION, CRITICAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPORTANCE

6. ACCESSIBILITY
A. TO RAIL TRANSPORTATION
B. TO HIGHWAY TRANSPORTATION
C. TO WATER TRANSPORTATION
D. TO A PORT

7. SUITABLE SOIL FOUNDATION CONDITIONS

8. COST OF TRANSMISSION CONNECTIONS

9. ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT
A. WATER QUALITY IMPACT
B. TERRESTRIAL BIOLOGICAL IMPACT
C. AQUATIC BIOLOGICAL IMPACT
D. CONSTRUCTION EFFECTS
E. AESTHETICS
F. AIR QUALITY IMPACT
G. NOISE IMPACT
H. TRANSMISSION SYSTEM ROUTING
I. IMPACT ON FUEL DELIVERY CORRIDORS

10. SERVICE WATER SUPPLY

11. POPULATION DENSITY

12. SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACT
A. COMMUNITY SERVICES
B. AREA ECONOMY

13. SYSTEM COMPATIBILITY

14. MULTIPLE USE POTENTIAL
A. LAND
B. WATER
C. PROCESS FLOW


























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