In this Issue:
  • Water conservation crucial under current drought conditions in Florida
  • Slow the flow: Why should we care about stormwater runoff?
  • Water conseervation

    Water conservation crucial under current drought conditions in Florida

    The Florida Panhandle received much needed rain this week, helping to alleviate dry conditions in many areas of the region. However, drought conditions persist in the rest of Florida. According to the US Drought Monitor drought conditions range from moderate in north central Florida to dire in the south-central portion of the state. Precipitation is …

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    Slow the flow: Why should we care about stormwater runoff?

    Stormwater runoff is water from rainfall that flows along the land surface. This runoff usually finds its way into the nearest ditch or water body, such as a river, stream, lake or pond. Generally speaking, in natural undeveloped areas only 10% of rainfall is runoff. About 40% returns to the atmosphere though evapotranspiration, which is …

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