Title: Many Tales Gush from Tampa Bypass Canal
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/WL00001624/00001
 Material Information
Title: Many Tales Gush from Tampa Bypass Canal
Physical Description: Book
Language: English
Publisher: Tampa Tribune-Times
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida
Abstract: Many Tales Gush from Tampa Bypass Canal, 11-14-1994, by Deborah Vanpelt
General Note: Box 9, Folder 2 ( SF-Tampa Baypass Canal - 1976-1997 ), Item 8
Funding: Digitized by the Legal Technology Institute in the Levin College of Law at the University of Florida.
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Bibliographic ID: WL00001624
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: Levin College of Law, University of Florida
Holding Location: Levin College of Law, University of Florida
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By DEBORAHVANPELT en there's dy.
* I-,MP -h-Tan -o save the 14-mIe canal a reputation

Bypass Canal is nothing more A sheriffs'dilve teiam, practicing
than a muTndane,'mian-made J just south of where U.S. XHghway 92 A,
4 rW

channel that diverts crosses th& iialstumbled upon a ...
San skeleton si i tn the bick seat of '
noodwater from te cty. a Ford LTD--... .-

Un less, of course, you The remains later were Identified ... .
*Bypaas p, 5t .
.ay DEBORAH VANPELT o -. e hr.' .... rih 6 j- *
T-ribne Staffe more intriine stores for s9evl y cla- nonly".
t TAMPA ThsurfTama l e -ge the'o,-mslel'canalO reputation a pa
.i .;.'... "e mb 'for"hemacanb re. til h*- *.
.Bypass, Canal is nothing mpre "A :Asheriifrs 'diveteamm;practicing r 1 J 1.
than a ruiindane,' hman-mrade '' utsouor of whie. US. Highway 92, .

hfnneurky watersftr a violt '." 'ut fos tihe imo nalrstub It silently a'- .
home Ivasiti. do :- skeletonsibarried ying dtheihurni seat ofg d ~ '
floodwatrouh frm tyhe city. flFowatr around Tam pa' sad Tim .
,,Unless, ol course, you "I e rema. ns1 .later ere Identified i "' .
conside'"the jewels- Ii i i as a woman o)1 had b meenmissI:ing -J-4''
-^ One of the more intriguing stories tI several Souhwst flciias an only .. .'
,-,o surface I. the canal:" M22-ye mr i .guess, as-to w fit her.to ersh in 'a i r
history concerns a r$40,000 cahe of e4 ',.anal
jsapphres and 'rbe thic' bypa'sisscainial certainly hasa a r -S -
;m-theurky waters after a violent .'*"^ 'Bui tor B he most jBrt It silently t. -'j
^homel-nvasion;1" .:. -; does its job,carrylningd~rhurnln ^ Adamo Drdiii.'
fi boro g County sheriffs -ny"^^^"0"^7^d Tangm' id Tfim :.
marched fokrthelootlFDeiFo, itiii.pe'retiorn's,,mana ger

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--- s-at dn t

AgTiaaB HS qOa .4 MY)& n 93-1 m'

ass oanal servingiB nmtion-

FrciniPaie I L.liana laid Francene -ha o M- nateestha swam Intolhe 'canai.
----e re"r of Bill's Baltiid TaFckI U. e injured ast ad been"'c ruiht
'fe .' i ...ihway 92. fsif crab trap Inesit dragged through.
rMe canal ,Was'built to divert
-Tb cnal built to divert i The canal gave up an und L e waterwa 1.1* Tliz' -;
wale y-Ib ,~,Morris Bridge and ..bass three weeks agshe d. IVl' wa' Sed.finally,.'nd tak:
,rou Lk Park and bring it by an .- "There are ailot ais, t close to the'am ieilr park to recov-
r tlto. McKa y. by' obo y bi yo an prt of rm t ltfecelved frim-the
Ls- r 'ifv-ligh ed.- hai said,- psjqqs ,..
B referrg" I'sam es Wonder I theyIX-rayed its belly'
,Thaamr t trict aor baj of wels?.. Io ;,I.-
ll Xo c es W. -. f .t Is
because it u mengoTCrt
wha the Palm"Rivi. T he ich cut bI "seve Ii
river; it:.Mhnto cay ay. oo rett is
tot i alo lig hed -by'theafid2%00'16300"fe
U.S. ArC y Corps of Engineers and. The larger i ts can
rn;bilt 2by ivaite o"'tractoris ln re, .m3 i.'.^,
sponseto the 1960 floods caused by The canal also'has be to

people pnjegars alnd isffi- Dr. ae t sA .ar 9,1i

Snurtipanee'grieasan.i celasing SAILS FROM TAMP l C

P pofuthes 1pur Rivers Flood 5po RESTRICTsONSAPP
t rsonaef h sprojeci a- -veli786;
th e d 'y sao, ir avidi T di, -- 97 -7 x t 29

uecase it ICwas beaguerged fno the

slart withfeense,,rruns andr .2 ANNOUNCIN
ap,sau. of the wl -w rf- T i

Ser, grouda'cter, going lne t thejaek ofresivl-" .ICII
rompetnal T'hfeguards and Insuffi- Dr.Dehnis'G.GarczI ki'
cit giee esig. closing his ,ffi .JC P

otBut it finallywa" cotleted n ney ptical,,estsre M
"theearly 7shas servd A m l Nov. & Dec.
Pseeral theFurp s Rivers Flood con poin.lREnts TcaRn'b t
tro. ,.pr'iec i, thi c, at his ewoffice inJC.P nr

It also w a ugmenth tsthe city ofi Optic
saart' with rinkne water re sndervo in ANNOUNl.

the dry season, said oDavid Tippine r e977-7000, Ext 29
snaudirect of the, Ta'mpa Iest p roiDe' 10 NEW 'Mai
le.einl, i. !f'ral wv-e t'h+Jack of enivl-
:r eionreinfitjeuprds ind ibnsuffi- Dr.Vehnis G.Garz ki

cpament ingee-.rgd es:gn. closing his kPffice p '' Pi
iBu it pin sallydwhen ,the anal, .ney wptic; stsre M
dredgearly"'bo"and sinc Jasserved oAll .' medical re6adso'an tJ

Floida Aquifer asremoved. -fi
several purpobasiceslly, fiod con- pwintmlnts .n'1 6btlii
trol. I he '' d, ai at his vrew officein JCPl
eIt alson't, benaugmentd into the bity of OtialUniversity

plan in the workinhat wouldMroute
spcallmpa'reaenkind Hooatereservoirnt wa
the dri +ason, id -David Tlppin:i' '---i! 977-7000, Etr29.
.director nto the arTl and utimately'
partmen, I .....--.
ippack into tad.hen thvoi canal,ppin said.
., whc Is.,i0tot';30 _jeet _Peep,'was'
.dredg6ea.:_',lAboynt.Jayer" of the
.;AFloiida-Jqtifer "was reimoied.
."So. byisi;illy, ykon ha.0e well
ter, Whilgroundwater, giifnio.the rves its
o6ne':of the *said, adding that emu-
ent isn't becaing pumped nto the by-egi,
pass. -e pr 'ft
Here+ Is, hqo eer, a: ong-range .'.
Plan in tlie w'"orkS tar pouid rb'ute
spcially'reated Hoker'sW'bint wa'-'
tei into the cariikland ultimately'
..,.back into the rfes~voir.,-Tippin said.

.. civil pu.pose t 4-0 isais considered .
,4pne'of theu nrea's beist..shlngholes. i
;,'Anglers canfind asbluegill,h
. fish,., s. iQ, "-vi.:h ln'the ''"

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