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Lakewatch in Polk County: A Volunteer Water Program that needs YOUR help!


October 12, 2017

Polk County and Florida LAKEWATCH are looking for volunteers for 22 Polk County Lakes! Lakewatch is a citizen volunteer lake monitoring program that facilitates "hands-on" citizen participation in the management of Florida lakes, rivers and ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Conservation, Natural Resources, Water
Tags: Lakes, LAKEWATCH, Shannon Carnevale, Volunteer, Water Quality

Water Recycling, Reclaiming and Reuse


October 3, 2017

  With a growing population, running out of water is a big concern. Wells are constantly being placed for new homes which are causing springs, aquifers, streams and lakes to go dry. How can we help to conserve water? Water reclaiming ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Natural Resources, Water
Tags: Conservation, Irrigation, Landscape, Landscape Irrigation, Reclaimed Water, Recycle, Recycled Water, Wastewater Treatment Facility, Water Conservation, Water Reclaiming, Water Reuse

Florida-Friendly Landscaping Practices


September 29, 2017

  If you live in Florida, you know that the weather is hot and dry most of the time. How can you keep your yard beautiful all of the time and be economically friendly, even through the dry seasons? Florida-Friendly landscaping is the ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Water
Tags: Florida, Florida Friendly, Home Landscape, Landscaping, Lawn, Yard

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