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Water Wednesday Preview Blog – Water: Florida’s Lifeblood

#WaterWednesday is a weekly webinar at Facebook Live for Floridians interested in learning more about Florida’s most precious natural resource: water! This week’s topic is Water: Florida’s Lifeblood. Water Wednesday in April will feature Water Conservation. We will… Read More

Water Wednesday Preview: Florida’s Springs

Florida has one of the largest concentrations of freshwater springs on Earth, with more than 700 springs within its boundaries. Springs provide natural, recreational and economic benefits for Florida’s residents and visitors. The crystal-clear water from springs supplies… Read More

Water Wednesday Preview: The Power of Your Pond

Stormwater ponds are designed to collect and manage runoff from rainwater. When rainwater lands on rooftops, parking lots, streets, driveways and other hard surfaces, the rainfall that doesn’t soak into the ground (known as stormwater runoff) flows into… Read More

Just Published – Private Wells 101: Bacterial Contamination and Shock Chlorination

Private Wells 101: Bacterial Contamination and Shock Chlorination JUST PUBLISHED: Looking for information on how to treat bacterial contamination in your private well with shock chlorination? Check out our newest UF/IFAS Extension Publication, Private Wells 101: Bacterial Contamination… Read More

Water Wednesday Recap: Florida’s Water Policies

Water Wednesday in March will feature Clean Water. To start, we briefly reviewed the Florida water policies and regulations in last Water Wednesday. Before clean water laws, raw sewage sometimes kept swimmers out of the surf at Florida… Read More

Preview: Florida Water Policy

  It’s no secret that water is Florida’s most precious resource. After all, Florida is surrounded by 1,350 miles of coastline and home to more than 7,800 natural lakes 0 including the 448,000-acre Lake Okeechobee. With a growing… Read More

Water Wednesday – Precision Agriculture and Smart Irrigation

Water Wednesdays on February will be focusing on precision agriculture. Precision agriculture broadly refers to technology used to make the practice of agriculture more precise. This week we will be talking about the overlap of precision agriculture and… Read More

Water Wednesday Recap – What Is Precision Agriculture?

What is Precision Agriculture? Agriculture production highly depends on water and soil factors. Not long ago, farming practices were fairly uniform. It was difficult for farmers to treat site-specifically based on land variability and soil characteristics. There is… Read More