Florida Water War

— NPR's Cheryl Devall has the first of two reports on competition for water supplies along Florida's Gulf Coast. Today, Devall looks at how Tampa and St. Petersburg are being forced to reconsider their dependence on fresh water from distant sources. Some of that water is drawn from wells in rural Pasco County, 50 miles away. Pasco County residents are upset because the groundwater is being sucked from beneath their houses, leaving the foundations exposed.



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