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The 2023 Florida Statutes (including Special Session C)

Title XI
Chapter 153
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F.S. 153.19
153.19 Private water supplies.No jurisdiction hereunder shall be exercised by the board of county commissioners over any privately owned industrial water supply system or the disposition of industrial or manufacturing wastes nor shall any rule or regulation be adopted or suit instituted or prosecuted hereunder designed or intended to control or regulate the same, unless one of the following conditions exists:
(1) That prior to the utilization of any waters for the disposition of industrial or manufacturing waste, such waters were being used as a source of, or as a part of a water supply system under this chapter, or
(2) In the case of an industrial or manufacturing plant that is connected with and using any facility authorized by this chapter; but any such rule, regulation or suit shall be limited to the particular waters or the particular industrial or manufacturing plant affected by one of the above conditions; provided, however, this shall not restrain or prevent the Department of Health in anywise from instituting a suit or taking other action in event said plant or manufacturing company shall pollute the waters in the state as defined in 1s. 387.08.
History.s. 19, ch. 29837, 1955; ss. 19, 35, ch. 69-106; s. 28, ch. 77-147; s. 15, ch. 97-101.
1Note.Repealed by s. 125, ch. 97-237.