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Questions and Answers – Updated 2/1/16 1. The RFP form states that “this project is not subject to the Florida Sales Tax.” Are there any other taxes that would be applicable for this project such as local taxes? To the best of my knowledge no, the Water...read more
Bid Tabulation Posted – Floating Dock Replacements for Hickory Point Park BID NO: 2016-06 LOCATION OF PROJECT: This project will take place at the boat ramp of the Hickory Point Park, located at 27341 S.R. 19, Tavares, FL 32778-4251. SCOPE OF WORK: This project will...read more
Watering restrictions change Nov. 6 Reset your sprinklers when you reset your clocks to mark the end of daylight saving time at 2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 6. The change coincides with a shift in watering restrictions across the St. Johns River Water Management District,...read more
Bid Tabulation Posted – Palatlakaha River Control Structures M-5 and M-6 Modifications – Bid 2016-04
INVITATION TO BID Sealed bids for the Palatlakaha River Control Structures M-5 and M-6 Modifications (the “Project”) will be received until November 4th @ 3:00 pm, by the Lake County Water Authority at the following address: Lake County Water Authority 27351 State...read more
Lake County has four spring-fed lakes. They are Lake Harris, Little Lake Harris, Lake Apopka, and Lake Norris. . .read more
See How LCWA’s NuRF is Restoring Lake County’s Lakes!
Discharge from Lake Apopka is the single largest controllable source of pollution in Lake County. The NuRF utilizes off-line liquid alum injection to remove pollutants flowing out of Lake Apopka into the rest of the Harris Chain of Lakes. Alum was selected because of its reliability and history of successful use in many different water treatment applications.
Once alum combines with pollutants in the water, it forms heavy snowflake-like particles called “floc” which sink to the bottom. To collect the floc, two 9-acre settling ponds were constructed. The alum floc will be pumped from the ponds using a remote control dredge to a centrifuge for dewatering.
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