Title: Critical Water Resources Areas in Florida - 1988
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Title: Critical Water Resources Areas in Florida - 1988
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Language: English
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Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida
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Abstract: Critical Water Resources Areas in Florida - 1988 October, 1988 Florida Water Resources Research Center Newsletter University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
General Note: Box 7, Folder 4 ( Vail Conference 1989 - 1989 ), Item 15
Funding: Digitized by the Legal Technology Institute in the Levin College of Law at the University of Florida.
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OCTOBER 1988 --




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Florida Water Resources Research Center Newsletter
UNIVERSITY O FLORIDA, GAINESVILE FLORIDA


Critical Water Resources
Problem Areas In Florida 1988
1. Development of management systems for
surface and ground water and geological
information to meet increasing demands and
resolve conflicts.
2. Improvements in legal, financial, and
institutional arrangements for management
of land and water resources.
3. Identification of methods for
protecting surface and groundwater from
.mineral and chemical contamination or
ieavy sediment loads from agricultural,
construction, industrial, and mining
practices. This includes problems
associated with the generation, transport
station, and ultimate disposal of hazardous
wastes.
4. Identification of water contaminants
and their movement and effects on man and
aquatic biota; evaluation of legal insti
tutional frameworks for their regulation
and control; and improvement of the cri
teria and procedures for contaminant
monitoring.
5. Investigation of methods for reducing
water consumption and waste including
investigation of the methods for drought
management.


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6. Development of comprehensive water
use plans for the state and its subdivi
sions to permit effective use of water
resources.
7. The components of the water cycle
must be determined quantitatively for
river basins and ground water aquifers to
provide the basis for water use plans.
8. Finding a solution for existing and
potential problems due to erosion and
sedimentation.
9. Development of improved methods for
providing safe and sufficient rural and
small town water supplies.
10. Addressing problems due to flooding
of unregulated watersheds.
11. Providing for future water-based
recreation demands.
12. Water management methods to promote
ecological well being in both natural and
manmade systems.
13. Solving other emerging watcr problems
identified as critical issues by key state
water management officials. *


RUNOFF is a publication of the FLORIDA WATER RESOURCES RESEARCH CENTER located at
the University of Florida. This issue of RUNOFF was promulgated at the rate of < S.60
per copy to inform water resources researchers of current events. RUNOFF is published
with funds provided in part by the U.S. Geological Survey, Department of the Interior,
as authorized by the Water Resources Research Act of 1984. Contributions for the
upcoming February 1989 issue are Invited from all universities and colleges in the State
of Florida involved in water resources research.


Dibble Dunnam, Staff Assistant


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