July 23, 2014

Projects and Partners: Reclaimed Water Project to Benefit Springs


District leaders recently helped celebrate the groundbreaking of the Crystal River to Duke Energy Reclaimed Water Project. It will provide highly treated wastewater, known as reclaimed water, from the City of Crystal River to the Duke Energy power plant facility in Citrus County.

July 21, 2014

Projects and Partners: Marion County Utilities Expands Wastewater Reclamation Facility


District leaders recently helped Marion County Utilities celebrate the expansion of the Oak Run Wastewater Reclamation Facility, which includes 20 miles of new pipeline, a new 1.6-million-gallon storage tank and removal of three smaller wastewater treatment plants. The expansion is the latest installment in a larger regionalization effort in southwestern Marion County with the goals of increasing cost-efficiency, protecting water resources and supporting economic development.

July 14, 2014

New Exhibit Features Chassahowitzka Springs Artifacts


More than 700 artifacts were recovered during the District’s project, which removed sediments with a pump that had accumulated in the springs. Now, some of those artifacts are on display in a new exhibit at the Old Courthouse Heritage Museum in Inverness.

July 10, 2014

Governor Appoints Armstrong to Governing Board


Ed Armstrong recently was appointed to the District’s Governing Board by Gov. Rick Scott. Armstrong, of Dunedin, is an attorney with Hill Ward Henderson in Clearwater. He was appointed to succeed Todd Pressman and his term ends March 1, 2018. The Governing Board position represents Pinellas County.

July 9, 2014

Habitat Homes Get Florida Water Star℠ Certification


District leaders recently helped celebrate the dedication of Habitat for Humanity homes that received the Florida Water Star℠ certification. The four homes were built in the Laurel Gardens Community in Nokomis. Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit organization that, together with volunteers and donations, helps to build homes for families in need. The families help build the homes.

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