March 28, 2012
The Hernando County Housing Authority and the Southwest Florida Water Management District.
Ribbon cutting ceremony for Magnolia Gardens, the first community in Florida to be certified under the Florida Water Star℠ standard.
The 55 and older community will receive a plaque for completing the voluntary certification program for builders, developers and homeowners, which encourages water efficiency.
The 60-unit apartment community met the program’s criteria by installing water-efficient items like low-flow showerheads and WaterSense® toilets. The property also must meet an irrigation water budget not to exceed 20 inches annually.
Thursday, March 29, 2 p.m.
Magnolia Gardens, 20180 Barnett Road
Susan Douglas, Florida Water Star℠ program coordinator, (352) 796-7211, ext. 4752.