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SWFWMD agrees to safeguards for Morris Bridge Sink water withdrawals

With the Water Management District seeking to withdrawal water from the Morris Bridge Sink to supplement the flow of the Hillsborough River, a growing chorus of voices raised concerns that the water is not needed and that pumping the sink could result in environmental impacts. Rising opposition from various groups, including the River Board, led…

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Morris Bridge Sink Project

The Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD) has submitted a water use permit application to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to use up to 3.9 mgd of water from Morris Bridge Sink for diversion through the Tampa Bypass Canal to the base of the dam on the Hillsborough River. The DEP has issued its…

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Maximum levels for Hillsborough River revised

Minimum levels for the portion of the river that runs through Temple Terrace have still not been set. By Ashley Reams September 27, 2012 Ron Smith knows about the changes that Temple TerraceĀ  residents see in the levels of the Hillsborough River. As chairman of the Temple Terrace River Watch Task Force, Smith monitors the…

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