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Abnormally Dry Conditions Prompt Call for More Water Conservation in Palm Coast and Flagler

| March 25, 2017

Because of the new Water Shortage Warning Order, the city reminds citizens of some water restrictions, as well as offer tips for reducing water use during this time of potential prolonged drought.

Palm Coast Mayor Netts Urges Residents To Join Water-Conservation Challenge

| April 3, 2015

By participating in the National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation, Palm Coast residents can qualify to win a Prius and other eco-friendly prizes, and put the city on the map of greenest communities.

Palm Coast Watering Restrictions for Daylight Saving Time

| March 1, 2015

Watering restrictions during Daylight Saving Time begin March 8 and run through Nov. 1 in 2015. Here’s the landscape irrigation policy for Palm Coast, aligning with the restrictions issued by the St. Johns River Water Management District.

Hearing Voters’ Demand for Conservation, Florida Senate Begins Money Game

| January 8, 2015

Since the amendment was approved, concerns have been expressed about issues such as how lawmakers will define land-preservation or water-conservation projects, how the state will determine which of its “impaired” water bodies is most critical and how to approach the reduction of stormwater runoff and agriculture fertilizer use.

Hans Tanzler III is Scaled Back St. Johns Water Management District’s New Director

| October 12, 2011

Hans Tanzler’s tenure will dovetail with Gov. Rick Scott’s directive to make the district a friend rather than a regulator of big water users and applicants, such as utilities, developers and large landowners.

In Your Backyard: Public Discussion on Where to Plunk Desalination Plant Wednesday

| March 8, 2011

The $200 million, Palm Coast-led desalination project is holding an open house and public comment period on the project’s location beginning at 6 p.m. at the Whitney Laboratory in Marineland on March 9.

9.5-Inch Rain Deficit at Year’s End, Falling Aquifer: Hydrologic Summary for July-December

| January 6, 2011

The latest bi-annual report on water conditions in the region: a severe drought netting a 9.52-inch deficit at year’s end, lower flows on the St. Johns, and a still-declining aquifer.

Cool Project, Cooler Reception: Palm Coast’s Desalination Aims Leaves Others Unmoved

| August 11, 2010

Slower than before, but still expensively, Palm Coast continues to push desalination as its only alternative water source in the future.

Decreasing Rains, Dropping Aquifer: Hydrologic Summary for January-June

| August 1, 2010

Every six months, by Florida law, the state’s water management districts must produce a report on water conditions in the region. Here’s the St. Johns River district report, which includes Flagler County.

Your Water Management District Tax Next Year: $42 (On Average, Anyway)

| July 13, 2010

The tentative $247.4 million budget is 21 percent, or $65.8 million, less than the current fiscal year’s amended budget. Half the budget is made up of your property taxes.

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