Title: War is Over; Now Let's Have Water
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/WL00002460/00001
 Material Information
Title: War is Over; Now Let's Have Water
Physical Description: Book
Language: English
Publisher: Tampa Tribune
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida
Abstract: War is Over; Now Let's Have Water, 4/26/1977
General Note: Box 10, Folder 19 ( SF Water Wars - 1975-2000 ), Item 36
Funding: Digitized by the Legal Technology Institute in the Levin College of Law at the University of Florida.
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Bibliographic ID: WL00002460
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: Levin College of Law, University of Florida
Holding Location: Levin College of Law, University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.

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A CEASEM FtRElor th iWet i Only Ithose intimatelyi. in
SCot' water ;.wan in vod In involved the prdme battle the
place an' action which would trnsfer of Pinellas, St. Peters-
fre he i' We ptCoast Rdglon burg's and Pssco' Interest in the

tJo, tisup tolo.watatEeia Br! supply,
f.. ,rple... ty'-- know the, political,:
S ,I 'l'" h m '" *..f Mbood andattorney sweat drawn.'
e find o l to'a settle- We command the prin pals who, i

SCounty Commisnlon unan i ent bound"ur 1he
Smously decided to drop a lawsuit ounds: ... ,i.y,
against PineUlas County. The lat.'-''
teas Commisson had proposed Authority attorney rulis do
theuid pro quo of halting.the la Parte; Pao water attorney
ivs nutt return for Pinellas agreed ake Var Hdillborough water
me. mnt to transfer its Interest inm attonIy C t 'Broam and
the Cypress Creek wellfleld (sit-(Cout Commissioner Bob
; uted in southern Pasco) to the CurrY; Ploeas County Com- '
water supply authority :.. :.lsloner and :' Authority b
S. Chairman CharlesItgainey;
S* Pasco Coamlassion Chairmad
IT WAS a long time in coms- Mik Olson an Commissioner
i r gh m an t times the end looked and Authority member Curtis

vested up to any particular near- Mayor and Authority member..
hopeless point- The water war .C~ ies Schu and Tampa ol.
began with Pinel and St Pe-'. deal and 'cAtrty uem ,
tersburg on oie sie and Hills-:' Dale Tw iuaii&ea..
borough and Tampa on the ; '^ 5^
other. It enlarged to include / '
Paso as that county both gained .
population and became a new ,
source of water for the Pinellas 6 wSTRUGGLES wil Fctinue,
peninsula. Created to end the among them one brewing on an
squabblin, the. water supply Authority request for legslative
: authority found itself caught in funding to build pipelines to con.
the middle of the political cross nect wellfields. ButF the final.
fire, its effectiveness limited to'chapter of the War over Water
negotiation rather than to sup- : has been written; Its contents
S plying water. sure a reglnal water supply.

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