Lake Apopka Restoration Project Weekly Report (April 22 to 26, 1968)

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Title

Lake Apopka Restoration Project Weekly Report (April 22 to 26, 1968)

Alternative Title

Lake Apopka Restoration Project Report

Subject

Lake Apopka (Fla.)
Water quality--Florida
Pollution--Florida

Description

A weekly report of the Lake Apopka Technical Committee, chaired by C. W. Sheffield. The committee was an initiative by Governor Florida Governor Claude R. Kirk, Jr. (1926-2011) to investigate pollution and possible restoration of Lake Apopka, launched in 1967. This report discusses a meeting between the chairman and the Kissimmee Rotary Club to discuss the Lake Apopka project; a review of the project by Hugh Putnam, an engineering consultant hired by the Zellwood Drainage District to represent the farming interests; plans to construct nutrient removal plants at various of the Zellwood District's pumping stations; plans to meet with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (CoE) to discuss the proposed isolation levee; fixing of the High Volume Air Sampler; a review of the project by Earl Kelly, an agricultural agent from Lake County; and plans to hold a committee meeting on May 1, 1968.

Creator

Sheffield, C. W.

Source

Original 2-page typewritten report by C. W. Sheffield, April 26, 1968: binder 1968, Friends of Lake Apopka Archives, Ginn Museum, Oakland Nature Preserve, Oakland, Florida.

Date Created

1968-04-26

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original 2-page typewritten report by C. W. Sheffield, April 26, 1968.

Is Part Of

Binder 1968, Friends of Lake Apopka Archives, Ginn Museum, Oakland Nature Preserve, Oakland, Florida.
Friends of Lake Apopka Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

application/pdf

Extent

372 KB

Medium

2-page typewritten report on Lake Apopka Technical Committee letterhead

Language

eng

Type

Text

Coverage

Lake Apopka, Florida
Zellwood, Florida
Kissimmee, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Civics/Government Teacher

Provenance

Originally created by C. W. Sheffield.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by the Friends of Lake Apopka and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Contributing Project

Curator

King, Joshua

Digital Collection

Source Repository

External Reference

"Learn About Your Watershed: Ocklawaha River Watershed." Florida's Water: Ours to Protect, Florida Department of Environmental Protection. Accessed June 12, 2015. http://www.protectingourwater.org/watersheds/map/ocklawaha/.

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2-page typewritten report on Lake Apopka Technical Committee letterhead

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