Remember my neighbors, you are eating meals from and drinking the waters of our state.
Those of you not in the state of Florida, look around at your
Our media is finally catching up with the time
Images of farm run off in public domain
Clear, temperate water flows through limestone channels beneath North Central Florida, rising to the surface to form scores of springs that sustained early natives, amazed European explorers and delight us today – but this may only be a memory in a generation or two.
Silver Springs Florida’s natural springs in crisis: Which ones are cleanest, most polluted?
Sentinel Special Report Time running out this session for bill aimed at repairing, protecting Florida’s aquatic gems http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/2010-04-11/news/os-floridas-dying-springs-20100411_1_nitrate-alexander-springs-native
Our bubbling natural waters are under attack
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Another crystal clear, or it was, spring fed waterway gone in Florida thanks in part to bottle water companies and greedy politicians that allow these water thief to set up shop for next to nothing and basically steal and pollute our water.
Again Why? M O N E Y !
The biggest threat to Florida Springs is the water miner, Perrier/Nestle and a host of other water pirates. Crystal Springs in Zephyrhills, Florida.
The place was beautiful and was a cooling off spot for residents on hot summer days.
That all ended when Perrier/Nestle bought the springs to pump out their product Zephyrhills Water (80 thousand gallons a day). No one is allowed in Crystal Springs now and the place is run down, dirty (and is possibly contaminated with phosphate waste).
Three Sisters Springs (Crystal River) wanted to start pumping out water from Three Sisters by boring wells into the aquifer that supplies water to Three Sisters. The chief concern echoed by environmentalists, is that a bottling operation here would intercept water from the warm springs that are vital for manatees during the winter.