Florida looks to alternative water sources

02/22/2008 | WPTV-TV (West Palm Beach. Fla.)

One month into the toughest water restrictions in the region's history, South Florida officials are looking to underground water sources to replace the rapidly dwindling waters of Lake Okeechobee. Treatment plants are being proposed to filter water from deep underground, though officials admit that costs more than simply siphoning off the lake. "I guess the good news is we're not going to run out of water[;] we're just running out of cheap water," according to Dean Powell, a South Florida Water Management District director.

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