Clearwater Avoids Tighter Water Restrictions

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When it comes to water conservation, Clearwater residents are being asked to keep on doing what they’re doing. Meanwhile, residents of other counties in West Central Florida are being asked to strictly limit their water use. The Southwest Florida Water Management District’s governing board voted this week to continue Phase I water restrictions in the Tampa Bay… Read more »

Largo Avoids Tighter Water Restrictions

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When it comes to water conservation, Largo residents are being asked to keep on doing what they’re doing. Meanwhile, residents of other counties in West Central Florida are being asked to strictly limit their water use. The Southwest Florida Water Management District’s governing board voted this week to continue Phase I water restrictions in the Tampa Bay… Read more »

Dunedin Avoids Tighter Water Restrictions

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When it comes to water conservation, Dunedin residents are being asked to keep on doing what they’re doing. Meanwhile, residents of other counties in West Central Florida are being asked to strictly limit their water use. The Southwest Florida Water Management District’s governing board voted this week to continue Phase I water restrictions in the Tampa Bay… Read more »

Tougher water restrictions for Hernando, Citrus counties

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BROOKSVILLE —  The stricter water restrictions previously in place have returned for residents in the northern part of the Bay area. The Southwest Florida Water Management District has enacted tougher water restrictions for Hernando and Citrus counties. Phase Three rules dictate a maximum of once a week watering. SWIFTMD officials changed the restrictions due to… Read more »

Everglades may get boost from lawmakers

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A year after slashing Everglades funding, Florida lawmakers appear poised to give some back. House and Senate budget negotiators this week agreed to set aside some $30 million for restoration projects. That’s still $10 million short of Gov. Rick Scott’s request but a major leap from the zero the Senate had initially penciled in. Environmental… Read more »