The Price of Our Thirst: North Florida Upset About St. John’s Withdrawals

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The Price of Our Thirst: North Florida Upset About St. John’s Withdrawals

By: Karen Feagins

June 24, 2008 — Several Central Florida counties want to withdraw water from the St. John’s to supplement dwindling groundwater supplies. A pending request from Seminole County would take out only a few gallons a day, but environmentalists worry it could open the door to future withdrawals by other counties, amounting to more than a hundred million gallons a day. People near the mouth of the river in North Florida are crying foul. Lawsuits have been filed and protests launched. From WJCT in Jacksonville, Karen Feagins explains why the issue is so important to North Floridians.

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