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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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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Upcoming Board Meetings

The Lake County Water Authority – Schedule of Upcoming Meetings:

  • Regular Board Meeting – Wednesday, April 24, 2019 (3:30 pm) Lake County Administration Building, BCC Chambers
  • Regular Board Meeting – Wednesday, May 22, 2019 (3:30 pm) Lake County Administration Building, BCC Chambers
  • Regular Board Meeting – Wednesday, June 26, 2019 (3:30 pm) Lake County Administration Building, BCC Chambers

 

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Lake County Water Authority

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Tavares, FL 32778

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