Regional Water Supply Development in the SWFWMD

by Richard S. Owen, Southwest Florida Water Management, District, Brooksville, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Water Resources Planning and Management and Urban Water Resources


Regional water supply authorities have been formed within the Southwest Florida Water Management District in an effort to meet growing water demands of a rapidly expanding population. These water supply authorities provide water on a wholesale basis to their member governments. The authorities provide a means of coordinating water supply development amongst numerous local governments, both those in need of water resources and those who may be fortunate to have resources available for development.

Subject Headings: Water supply | Water resources | Water demand | Local government | Government | Resource management | Population projection | Florida | United States

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