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Solving water pollution problems in the Wakulla Springshed of North Florida

Hydrogeology Consortium (Fla.). Workshop

Solving water pollution problems in the Wakulla Springshed of North Florida

science and technology at work for a better Florida

by Hydrogeology Consortium (Fla.). Workshop

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Published by Florida Geological Survey in Tallahassee, Fla .
Written in English


About the Edition

Includes proceedings of the workshop held May 11-13, 2005, in Tallahassee. The purpose of this workshop was to present an overview of the broad and growing scientific evidence linking water quality decline at Wakulla Spring with land use practices in the region.

Edition Notes

Statement4th Annual Hydrogeology Consortium Workshop, May 11-13, 2005, Tallahassee, Florida
SeriesSpecial publication / Florida Geological Survey -- 58
ContributionsFlorida Geological Survey
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTD224.F6
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination1 CD-ROM
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24483474M
LC Control Number2010478974

Contact The Wakulla News: Call The Wakulla News at () for news or advertising questions. For news or to submit a Letter to the Editor, send an email to [email protected] Our mailing address is P.O. Box , . This program is designed to protect the drinking water of public water supply systems (residential and commercial) serving more than 25 people per day, 60 days or more per year, or those having less than 15 connections. This program requires annual inspections and quarterly water testing. For information about Wakulla County call Wakulla County was created in It may (although this is disputed) be named for the Native Timucuan word for "spring of water" or "mysterious water." This is in reference to Wakulla County's greatest natural attraction, Wakulla Springs, which is one of the world's largest freshwater springs, both in terms of depth and water flow.


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Solving water pollution problems in the Wakulla Springshed of North Florida by Hydrogeology Consortium (Fla.). Workshop Download PDF EPUB FB2

Solving water pollution problems in the Wakulla Springshed of North Florida science and technology at work for a better Florida Series Title: Special publication (Florida Geological Survey) Creator: Florida -- Dept. of Environmental Protection Florida Geological Survey Hydrogeology Consortium (Fla.) Conference.

Pollution Is Ruining Florida's Springs. just north of Gainesville in the North-Central part of the state. in one way or another, all about water. His motivation to protect Florida’s water came from years of running boats in the state’s rivers and lakes, which convinced him that waterways are many people’s spiritual connection to.

$ million released to curb Wakulla Springs pollution. Nearly $8 million will be spent in Leon and Wakulla counties to reduce the amount of. When that happens, tannin-colored water from another sinking stream, Lost Creek, begins to flows north into Wakulla Spring, prolonging the periods of brown dark water.

The effects can be immediate Author: Robert Deyle. Located in the Woodville Karst Plain stretching south from Tallahassee to the Gulf of Mexico, Florida’s Wakulla Springs is one of the largest and deepest freshwater springs in the world.

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Key to the protection of these important and complex natural systems is understanding the various factors that can impact the health of springs, in terms of both water. The results of decades of water pollution are increasingly evident in Florida’s springs, which are filled with water straight from the aquifer and provide a gauge of its health.

Florida Department of Health in Wakulla County The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county & community efforts. All Locations. Skip MegaMenu and goto content. Florida’s springs are a wonder, bubbling up crystal clear from the state’s limestone aquifer.

But persistent drought, agriculture and a growing population are polluting some once pristine. Water DepositWater Deposit Connection Fee Residential - Base Rate $ plus gallons - $ per gallons. The Wakulla Springs Alliance is striving to protect and restore spring flow, water quality and the ecological health of Wakulla Spring and River.

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Marks River 3 miles (5 km) north of the Gulf of drainage basin extends northwest into Leon County, including Munson Slough, and may extend as far north as the Georgia : St. Marks River. The Wakulla Springs basin stretches about 1, miles north of the spring in Florida and into some of south Georgia.

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That’s a drastic increase of dark water days in Wakulla Spring over the last decade. Dark water has historically occurred as a result of an underground connection between the Wakulla Spring cave system and that of the Spring Creek system, 14 springs located in salt marsh habitat on Apalachee Bay.

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Located in the Woodville Karst Plain stretching south from Tallahassee to the Gulf of Mexico, Florida's Wakulla Springs is one of the largest and deepest freshwater Springs in the world. It is also a gateway into one of the longest underwater cave system in the United States, a system that remained largely unexplored until recently.

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