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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

Disclaimer: This site is currently under remediation for ADA compliance.  If you have specific questions please contact the Water Authority at at (352) 324-6141 ext. 0

Lake County Water Authority Current News

REVISED AGENDA for December 12th, 2018 –

NOTE! There has been a revision to the Agenda for the Lake County Board of Trustees, Regular meeting for December 12, 2018, to be held 3:30 pm at the Lake County Administration Building - 2nd Floor - County Commission Chambers, 315 West Main Street, Tavares, FL...

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INVITATION TO BID – RFB #2019-03 and Addendum #1

The Lake County Water Authority, also referred to herein as the “Authority” and/or “Owner”, is soliciting bids for the project entitled: "Purchase of Liquid Aluminum Sulfate in Lake County, Florida”, RFB #2019-03, to supply liquid aluminum sulfate to the Nutrient...

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Request for Bids for Lake County Water Authority's Website Upgrade and Services The LCWA Board of Trustees is soliciting bids from qualified contractors for upgrades and services for the LCWA website. The upgrades include making the website ADA compliant.  Interested...

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Request for Bids for Removal of Dewatered Sediment From Nutrient Reduction Facility - RFB No. 2019-04 Issued by: Lake County Water Authority, 27351 SR 19, Tavares, FL 32778 Telephone: 352-324-6141 December 4, 2018 RFB Deadline is 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 8, 2019...

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Request for Proposals for Temporary Staffing Services at the Nutrient Reduction Facility - RFP 2019-02 Click Here for more information and to access RFP Documents. Addendum 1 -Temporary Staffing Services  - Added...

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Lake County Water Authority will be closed Monday, December 24th and Tuesday, December 25th, for the Christmas Holiday.  We will reopen at 8:30 am on Wednesday, December 26th.  We will also be closed Monday, December 31st, and Tuesday, January 1st, for the New Year...

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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, December 12, 2018 (3:30 pm) Lake County Administration Building, BCC Chambers
  • Regular Board Meeting – Wednesday, January 23, 2019 (3:30 pm) Lake County Administration Building, BCC Chambers
  • Regular Board Meeting – Wednesday, February 27, 2019 (3:30 pm) Lake County Administration Building, BCC Chambers
  • Regular Board Meeting – Wednesday, March 27, 2019 (3:30 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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