Florida’s unique spring ecosystems evolved in constant temperature and nutrient conditions. Excessive water extraction and nutrient pollution in Florida’s “springsheds” has resulted in the demise of these once majestic and globally unique ecosystems.
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- Krimsky et al. 2018. A brief summary of the Water Bill, SB 552.
- Reed et al. 2018. Evaluating nitrate management in the Volusia Blue Springshed.
- Saint Johns River Water Management District. 2007. Florida Springs: Case studies on impacts of nutrients on Florida springs ecosystems.
- Samek. 2004. Unknown quantity: The bottled water industry and Florida’s springs.