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Florida's springs through
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MONITORING OUR SPRINGS

THE FLORIDA SPRINGS INSTITUTE IS A  501(C)(3) NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION

WORKING TO PROTECT FLORIDA'S SPRINGS THROUGH SOUND SCIENCE AND EDUCATION

Join us here during Earth Week for presentations on what you can do at home to #saveoursprings

Days
Hours
Minutes
Seconds

OUR IMPACT

8

YEARS MONITORING

10

WATER QUALITY PARAMETERS COLLECTED

235

SpringsWatch SAMPLING TRIPS

> 16,000

VOLUNTEER HOURS

Learn about The Florida Springs Institute’s ongoing project on the Lower Santa Fe River

THE SPRINGS BLOG

A New Year’s Resolution for Florida’s Springs

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) is the state’s lead agency for environmental management and stewardship and is tasked to protect the state’s air, water and land. Reading from FDEP’s website, its vision is “… to create strong community partnerships, safeguard Florida’s natural resources, and enhance its ecosystems.” (www.floridadep.gov)

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Improve State Plans or Springs Are Doomed

The Florida legislature had ample warning that their 2016 Florida Springs and Aquifer Protection Act was inadequate to fix the nitrate pollution nightmare in Florida’s springs. The Florida Springs Council warned the legislature that this law as written did not have the teeth needed to solve a problem 50 years

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Bottled Spring Water and Corporate Responsibility

Nestle’s recent move into the Florida Springs Heartland (i) of Gilchrist County to bottle water from Ginnie Springs warrants full historical disclosure. In 2002 Coca Cola purchased the High Springs water bottling facility, originally built in 1998 and operated by AquaPenn Springwater Company owned by the Groupe DANONE (ii). This

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