What is an alternative water supply?
The District's traditional source of water comes from groundwater pumped from the Upper Floridan aquifer. Other sources are referred to as alternative water supplies; the District also completes water resource development projects (see Florida Statute 373.019). Water conservation is universally considered as the "least cost alternative water supply," to be routinely implemented and practiced by water users. Reclaimed water, storm water, and surface water (captured predominantly during wet weather flows) have also been identified as potentially feasible alternative water supplies within our District.

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1. What is a water supply assessment?
2. What is a water supply plan?
3. What is an alternative water supply?
4. What is a water conservation strategy?
5. What is water resource development?
6. What is a water resource caution area?