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Overview of Cooperative Water Quality Studies in the Everglades Agricultural Area and Lake Okeechobee: South Florida Water Management District and The Florida Sugar Cane League - July 13, 1978.

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Date Issued:
1978-07-13
Summary:
Lake Okeechobee and the Everglades agricultural Area are two of the most prominent features of South Florida. The lake is often referred to as the "liquid heart of South Florida" and holds the distinction of being the second largest freshwater lake totally within the united States. Currently the Lake serves as a major recreational area for sport fishing and supports a substantial commercial fishing industry. It serves as a direct source of potable water for five local municipalities and as a back up regional supply source for the highly urbanized east coast during drought periods.
Title: Overview of Cooperative Water Quality Studies in the Everglades Agricultural Area and Lake Okeechobee: South Florida Water Management District and The Florida Sugar Cane League - July 13, 1978.
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Name(s): Florida Sugar Cane League
South Florida Water Management District (Fla.). Resource Planning Department.
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Technical Report
Issuance: monographic
Date Issued: 1978-07-13
Publisher: South Florida Water Management District, Dept. of Resource Planning, Water Chemistry Division
Place of Publication: West Palm Beach (Fla.)
Physical Form: electronic resource
Extent: 48 pages
Language(s): English
Summary: Lake Okeechobee and the Everglades agricultural Area are two of the most prominent features of South Florida. The lake is often referred to as the "liquid heart of South Florida" and holds the distinction of being the second largest freshwater lake totally within the united States. Currently the Lake serves as a major recreational area for sport fishing and supports a substantial commercial fishing industry. It serves as a direct source of potable water for five local municipalities and as a back up regional supply source for the highly urbanized east coast during drought periods.
Identifier: FI05101393 (IID), 1015860 (digitool), fiu:10873 (fedora), AAB9575QF
Note(s): Electronic reproduction. [Florida] : State University System of Florida, PALMM Project, 2005. Mode of access: World Wide Web. Electronic version created 2005, State University System of Florida.
Subject(s): Water quality -- Florida -- Okeechobee, Lake -- Measurement.
Water quality -- Florida -- Everglades Agricultural Area -- Measurement.
Okeechobee, Lake (Fla.)
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