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Hickory Point

This 68-acre multi-use facility presents a unique recreational waterfront park experience. Popular activities for park guests of all ages include a nature boardwalk & trail, outdoor picnic areas with barbecue grills, a playground, horseshoe pits, sand volleyball court, swimming beach, and open-field play areas.

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Welcome to the Lake County Water Authority

The mission of the Lake County Water Authority is to conserve and protect freshwater resources and to provide recreational facilities and education through a more efficient use of resources, to better the aquatic ecosystem and environment in Lake County and improve the community as a whole.

Controlling and conserving the freshwater resources of Lake County since 1953

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Bourlay Historic Nature Park Fall Hike

Join us September 15th at 9 am and take a free Ranger led hike at Bourlay Historic Nature Park along the trails and the waterfront of this outstanding hidden gem in Leesburg.   We will enjoy a leisurely hike along the Woodpecker Trail and down to the waterfront where...

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BEGINNER’S PADDLING CLASS

- Saturday, September 15, 2018 at Hickory Point Recreational Facility from 9 am - noon BEGINNERS PADDLING CLASS – Difficulty Level 1 - This Annual class teaches the basics of paddling and introduces novices to different types of canoes and kayaks with...

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Upcoming Board Meetings

The Lake County Water Authority - Schedule of upcoming meetings: ***Tentative Budget Hearing - Wednesday, September 12, 2018 (5:05 pm) Lake County Administration Building, BCC Chambers ***Regular Board Meeting - Wednesday, September 26, 2018 (3:30 pm) Lake County...

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ANNOUNCEMENT OF REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

LAKE COUNTY WATER AUTHORITY REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES IN LAKE COUNTY, FLORIDA July 18, 2018 RFP # 2018-02 Lake County Water Authority 27351 SR 19 Tavares, FL  32778 Telephone: 352-324-6141 ext. 0 The Lake County Water Authority is soliciting...

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See How LCWA’s NuRF is Restoring Lake County’s Lakes!

Image showing dirty water from Lake Apopka compared with clean water from NuRFDischarge 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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The Lake County Water Authority – Schedule of Upcoming Meetings:

  • Regular Board Meeting, Wednesday, August 22, 2018 (3:30 pm) Lake County Administration Building, BCC Chambers
  • Tentative Budget Hearing – Wednesday, September 12, 2018 (5:05 pm) Lake County Administration Building, BCC Chambers
  • Regular Board Meeting – Wednesday, September 26, 2018 (3:30 pm) Lake County Administration Building, BCC Chambers
  • Final Budget Hearing – Wednesday, September 26, 2018 (5:05 pm) Lake County Administration Building, BCC Chambers

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Lake County Water Authority

27351 SR 19
Tavares, FL 32778

P: (352) 324-6141
F: (352) 324-6364

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