SSWUCA RULE CHALLENGE SUMMIT
Friday, August 26, 1994 at 2:00 4:00 p.m.
FIRST UNION CENTER CONFERENCE ROOM
100 S. Ashley Drive, Second Floor
STampa, Florida 33602
The, Southwest Florida Water Management District's Southern
water Use: Caution Area and water use proposed rules will be
| ublishe 'on August 26, 1994. The deadline for filing rule
Shal-le ~g s to the proposed rules is September 16, 1994. The latest
O revised versionn of the proposed rule will be mailed August 22,
V, 1994. :
S' I These major rule changes impact every water user or property
; owner in the sixteen county area of the District. In the area
south of: Highway 60 and 1-4, no new groundwater uses will be
Illowe'd and reductions will be required on all water uses.
ThO, Summit is to explore the areas of impact on industry,
'gr.~clture and public supply and develop common legal grounds for
*a successful rule challenge or modification to the proposed rules.
Attorneys presenting public supply, counties, agriculture and
industry -$1ll participate in the S'umit. A brief presentation will
. e give qon the impact to each user group and property owners.
Ifter is presentation, open -discussion will be held on the
. ":mpact's..Of the proposed rule and common grounds for legal
challenge The Summit is limited to 20 people to provide for
m" imaninful. diScussion.
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VUSS OF THE
SOUTENEST FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT
MATER LEVELS AND RATES 0O FLOW
Policy and Purpose
Minimum Rates of Flow uad Levels
Management Levels for Lakes and Other Ipoundments
Cyclic Variations for Minimum Water Levels
Minimum Flood Levels
Ten (10) Year Flood Warning Levels
Operating Levels for Lakes and other Impoundments with
Schedule for Levels for Lakes and Other Impoundments
j40-8.28 Minimum Anluifr Levels
40D-8.011 through 40D08.624 zreaiL. unchanged.
400D-8628 Minimum Aruifer Levels.
H1 Within the South-rn water Use Caution Area SbMCAU). the
boundary of whiJh is L described in 4CD-2.801(3) (b) the minimum
water level for theunr~p Florll~an aouifeet is; the _1991 annual
averaa'e ooatnflamtOmct mirfaba of the uopar Floridan anui.ifr,
40D-8. 6 6
Ja). The 1991 annual average potrntiometric surface for
the SWUCA represents the level of =rund uater in that Dortion of
w a l
0 10 20
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Figure 8-1. Patemnioramic Surtace of the Floridim Aquifr. 1991 Average Conditions.
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i the u=per Floridan aaiifefi at which further withdrawals would he
2 significantly _harmful to the water resources of the area.
3 L Th 1991 annual averacre ntantiama-ric sturfacm for
4 the uaDer Floridan within the SWGCA ias icicted in Fiaure 8-1.
5 Thius -atntiametri caurfae is divedd bv. averaingC the ut mer
6 Flaridan an ifer_ ~tentiametric surface. ma=s fr .Mav and
7 Saentemhr 199 as nAdbihed by the U.fi. Geoloeiall Srveyv. The
8 aver"sina process consists of ingrgalatigm the tent!aiametr ic
9 a lueM fr=a th Ib mafp te a eaan a09 rid with *eh arid eLil 1.000
10 met-rsMbv b1000 mMeter. The tvw a tent:oimeric values at each
11 pgint on the giid are averaWed and the grid of averTe value is
12 contoured to roducew the 1991 r aual aveYraPe otentiowatric
13 surface. 'he data. mansg. computer procedure and documentation
(* uwon' which the 1991 annual averate wpotetiometric surface iff
15 based are containWd at the District's Rsource Data Dearttmnt.
16 Map1inm and GyraraThic Information Systam Section and in central
17 records file AL-o0085 Sauthrn Water saae Caution Area/RulaM
19 Svecific Authority 120.4, 373.042- 373.044, 373.113, 373.171.
20 -.9. Law Imlalemented 120.54. 373..016. 373.023. 373.0355, 373.04a,
21 373,171. F.S. Histor -1 ew -
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