Title: South Florida Water Board Studying Cloud Seeding
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/WL00002551/00001
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Title: South Florida Water Board Studying Cloud Seeding
Physical Description: Book
Language: English
Publisher: St Petersburg Times
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida
Abstract: South Florida Water Board Studying Cloud Seeding, 7/10/1981
General Note: Box 10, Folder 22 ( SF Water Modification - 1981-83 ), Item 21
Funding: Digitized by the Legal Technology Institute in the Levin College of Law at the University of Florida.
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Bibliographic ID: WL00002551
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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studyingcloud seedin

SWEST PALM BEACH A federal meteorologist
told water official' Thursday that a cloud-seeding
program to ease South Florida's water shortage could.
produce a 25 percent increase in rainfall, a 4 to 60 da
and cost up to $500,000.
Appearing before the governing board of the South
Florida Water Management District, William Woodley of
the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
said cloud seeding could increase rainfall by 20 to 25 per-v
cent in targeted areas around Lake Okeechobee.
Flares containing silver iodide would be shot into
cumulus clouds from mall airplanes passing through the
clouds, Wpodley said. '
Water district spokeswoman Shella Middaugh said
1the district staff would meet with Woodley to design ;
tentative plan to present to the board today .
SBoard Chairman Robert L. Clark of Fort Lauderdale
said he was undecided about the cloud-seeding proposal.

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