Title: District Business
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Title: District Business
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Language: English
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Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida
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Abstract: District Business, 3-2-1983
General Note: Box 9, Folder 2 ( SF-Tampa Baypass Canal - 1976-1997 ), Item 16
Funding: Digitized by the Legal Technology Institute in the Levin College of Law at the University of Florida.
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DISTRICT BUSINESS CONTINUED


ITEM
( 4C(Z)


TAMPA BYPASS CANAL

(2) Well Complaints


The Resource Management Department has been handlil
vicinity of Jefferson Road and U.S. 301. These in'
live close to the Tampa Bypass Canal (TBC) and blai
their potable water wells. Staff has investigated
come up with the following results.

After investigating Mr. George Gaddis' well, Staff
were local in nature (shallow well and casing, clo:
and sinkhole, long history of shallow well problem:
with the construction of the TBC. The Corps concui
letter of January 17, 1983. Mr. Gaddis in the meai
deeper well which is providing him with good quali
testing. To date, Gaddis has not sought and has ni
reimbursement from the District for well construct,

A Staff investigation of Mr. James Gardner's well ,
a high probability that the TBC has caused his drill
and water quality matched closely the water in the
that there is a high potential of downward leakanci
Gardner's well.

The Corps' has been formally given the District's
and they have stood by their contention that the c
fault; In the past, two wells in this area were r,
Corps-District split when the canal was determined

Mr. Tatum visited Mr. Gardner's residence in late I
of the situation was that we should solve Gardner'
reimbursement from the Corps at a later date.

We believe that this matter should still be handle
that the District has the following two options.

1. Drill a new well This option involves: obta'
local well drillers; removing the pump assemb
grouting the existing well from bottom to top
approximately 125 feet of 4" casing; drilling
approximately 200 feet; disinfecting the well
assembly.

The problem with drilling a new well is that
depth of contamination is not known making th
seal off the contamination and therefore the
a rough estimate. In addition, downward leak
movement caused by pumping the well could rec
construction is complete.

We have proposed a study of this problem for
lateral extent of contamination from the TBC.
complaints in the future.


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both complaints

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from the canal

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placed at the 83
to be the cause.


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Item 4C(2) Cohtinued on Next stage


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DISTRICT BUSINESS CONTINUED


TAMPA BYPASS CANAL
Well Complaints CONTINUED


2. Provide treatment to the existing well Thi
at least 3 bids from local water conditioning
of a chlorinator and color filter. A firm si
Mixon Well Drilling would provide estimates f

A problem involved with this option is the cc
which would have to be the responsibility of
indicated an unwillingness to proceed with th
continuing cost.

STAFF RECOMMENDATION:

Staff recommendation is to obtain at least 3 bids
for restoring Mr. Gardner's water to potable stand
compare these costs with the cost of drilling a ne,
available) and come back to the Board with the mos
with Mr. Gardner's prior approval.


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ITEM 4C(2)


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