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The 2017 Florida Statutes

Title XXVIII
NATURAL RESOURCES; CONSERVATION, RECLAMATION, AND USE
Chapter 373
WATER RESOURCES
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F.S. 373.207
373.207 Abandoned artesian wells.Each water management district shall develop a work plan which identifies the location of all known abandoned artesian wells within its jurisdictional boundaries and defines the actions which the district must take in order to ensure that each such well is plugged on or before January 1, 1992. The work plan shall include the following:
(1) An initial inventory which accounts for all known abandoned artesian wells in the district.
(2) The location and owner of each known abandoned well.
(3) The methodology proposed by the district to accomplish the plugging of all known abandoned wells within the district on or before January 1, 1992.
(4) Data relating to costs to be incurred for the plugging of all wells, including the per-well cost and personnel costs.
(5) A schedule of priority for the plugging of wells, which schedule is established to mitigate damage to the groundwater resource due to water quality degradation.
History.s. 8, ch. 83-310; s. 263, ch. 94-356; s. 10, ch. 2005-36.