Statements about Water

"Annual water usage in 2010 was actually down more than 18 percent from usage in 2006."

Increasing the bottle deposit to 10 cents on a case of water bottles could literally double the price of that product in the store.

"In three years we could find close to 50 million gallons per day through a toilet replacement program."

Says the Southwest Florida Water Management District has $850 million in reserves, enough money in savings to run without levying taxes for more than two years.

Says new EPA water regulations would force the state to make drainage canals every bit as clean as pristine Florida river systems.

"The Interior Department is in charge of salmon while they're in fresh water, but the Commerce Department handles them when they're in saltwater."

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