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Tampa Bay Water rejects Swiftmud proposal to divert water to lower Hillsborough

06/18/07 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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Today the Board of Directors of Tampa Bay Water met at their headquarters in Clearwater to discuss a plan to divert water from the Tampa Bypass Canal to the lower Hillsborough River. The plan was proposed by the Southwest Florida Water Management District, or Swiftmud, in order to improve the health of the River and to meet requirements for minimum water flow and levels. But as WMNF’s Seán Kinane reports, the plan met with opposition from Tampa Bay Water and was not implemented.



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