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Native American Activists Victorious After Judge Orders Pipeline Shut Down | WJCT

Boil order issued after lighting strike breaks water mains in The Villages | Villages News

Hundreds of sea turtle nests relocated to make room for beach replenishment project on Anna Maria Island | ABC Action News

Coronavirus Money And Budget Talks: What's On Tonight's Agenda For Fort Lauderdale Commissioners | WLRN

DeSantis Approves Aquatic Preserve Designation | Hernando Sun

Bay County leaders establish St. Andrews/St. Joe Bays Estuary Program | WJHG

Governor signs Clean Waterways Act | Lehigh Acres Citizen

High levels of COVID-19 have been found in Florida sewage, but a local spill hasn't been tested | WTSP

Turkey Point plant to use reclaimed water for towers | Key West Citizen

Boil water notice for part of Panama City Beach | Walton Sun

Longboat Key sewage line breaks, pollutes Sarasota Bay | Anna Maria Islander

Longboat Key sewage break spilled into Sarasota Bay for weeks | WTSP

Federal judge denies request to block Lido Key renourishment | Your Observer

Marion County staffers work to restore road on Bahia Circle | WCJB

Longboat Key sewage spill estimated at 25.8 million gallons | Your Observer

Sewage Can Help Track Pandemic Virus Trends | WUSF

Reports of blue-green algae 'too soon' to link to Longboat sewage spill | Herald Tribune

DeSantis signs bills on cleaning up waterways | South Dade News Leader

Boil water notice in effect for 11 streets in Venice | WTSP

FWC could close Apalachicola to oyster harvesting for five years | WJHG

New Hampshire Senator Investigating Connection Between PFAS Exposure in Drinking Water and Elevated Risk of Coronavirus (New Hampshire News)

Rural Illinois New Water Hookup Causes Lines to Break with Water Loss for 6 Hours (News).

Jim Jacobs of Ripon, Wisconsin Awarded “Operator of the Year” (Ripon Press).

Rural Water Groundwater Quality May Be China’s Pollution Nightmare (NYTimes).

Water Crisis Returns To Warm Springs, Oregon As Virus Cases Rise; 60% of the reservation is in the category of low water pressure (Public TV).

Water Lawyers House Passes Moving Forward Act

Comments on Senate Privatization Bill

Country’s Largest Water Utility Association Appoints New CEO

Congress Begins Work on Appropriations Bills

Fort Lauderdale's sewer calamity blamed on budget strategy that diverted funds meant for fixes

U.S. House Passes Massive Infrastructure Bill with Amendment on Lead Service Line Funding

ASDWA Publishes State Source Water Protection Program Handout on Coordinating with NRCS

26 million gallons of sewage may have spilled into Sarasota Bay | ABC Action News

Plam Beach County Water Utilities Department announces temporary modification to water disinfection process | Okeechobee News

For Poor In America, Sanitary Sewage Disposal Can Be Challenge | WUFT

Guest opinion: What you need to know about reclaimed water | News-Press

DeSantis Signs Clean Waterways Act, Which Has Been Criticized By Environmentalists | WJCT

Longboat Key moved to address aging pipe a month before spill | Herald Tribune

Longboat Key's sewage spill estimated at 25.8 million gallons | Your Observer

No more half-shells? State may pause Apalachicola Bay oyster harvest until 2025 | Tallahassee Democrat

Corps plans ‘deviation’ from Lake Okeechobee Regulation Schedule; July 21 webinar to be open to the public | Okeechobee News

City lands $6 million in RESTORE funding | Gulf Breeze News

Florida's $92.2 billion budget includes millions to help clean up Treasure Coast waters | TCPalm

Water main break causing delays on San Pablo Road; Not expected to be repaired until Saturday morning | First Coast News

Opinion: A watered-down bill will not fix our water quality issues | Okeechobee News

Sewage Leak Sends 26 Million Gallons into Sarasota Bay Wetlands | Bradenton Times


DeSantis Vetoes Land Management Bill | Bradenton Times

Opinion: Saturday's letters: independence, virus testing, sewage spill, more | Herald Tribune

BP to pay for four new Okaloosa County reefs | Destin Log

ESF-14 Cross-Sector Business and Infrastructure Partners Call

CISA Releases Cyber Essentials Toolkit #2

Multiple Santa Rosa County projects slashed by Governor DeSantis | Northwest Florida Daily News

Group tries to halt dredging of Big Pass in Sarasota | Herald Tribune

Treasure Coast to see $91 million in direct funds from new $92.2 billion state budget | TCPalm

State allocates funds for makeover of Centennial Park, other city projects | News-Press

Highland Beach: Told that beach is ‘stable,’ town aims to keep it so | Coastal Star

Opinion: OUR VIEW: Assessing Florida's slimmed-down budget | Northwest Florida Daily News

Delray Beach: Cost to fix reclaimed water system almost $1M and counting | Coastal Star

Opinion: John S. Quarterman: Watered-down bill won't fix water quality issues | Gainesville Sun

Editor's Note: Delray commission owes taxpayers the truth | Coastal Star

Miami-Dade advised to sue over forever chemicals | Miami Today

Satellite imagery shows algae potential in lake | Okeechobee News

Panel to consider oyster harvest suspension | Florida Politics

Longboat Key pipe may have dumped 28 million gallons of sewage into Sarasota Bay | Herald Tribune

City of Jacksonville Council Approved $2M in CARES Act Funds

Boaters might get more access to Norriego Point | Destin Log

DeSantis signs bill on cleaning up waterways | My Panhandle

Gov. Ron DeSantis signs new environmental laws at Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach | WPTV

Florida Researchers Are Studying Metals In The Gulf Of Mexico | WUSF

DeSantis slashes $5 million for projects in Bay County | Panama City News Herald

Gov. DeSantis signs Clean Waterways Act | Florida Politics

Longboat Key urges residents to limit water usage after wastewater main break | Your Observer

DeSantis Signs Sweeping New Environmental Law For Cleaner Water | WUSF

Sanibel’s seasonal ban on fertilizers to go into effect | Sanibel-Captiva Islander

Gov. DeSantis signs environmental bills, adds penalties to polluters | Orlando Sentinel

Among Senate sprinkles wiped away: Hospital in Blountstown | Florida Politics

A new sculpture celebrates Southwest Florida's watershed | Florida Weekly

DeSantis signs bills addressing sea level, algae, pythons, iguanas | WFLA

Palm Beach County Water Utilities announces temporary modification of disinfection process | WPTV

Longboat Key's main sewer pipe breaks, spilling sewage | Herald Tribune

Gov. DeSantis signs environmental bills, adds penalties to polluters - Orlando Sentinel

Florida Supreme Court declines to take up conservation fight

Budget Breakdown: Gov. Desantis Vetoes $1 Billion from Proposed State Budget | WCJB

Georgia calls Florida’s Apalachicola River argument ‘rhetoric’ | Orlando Sentinel

Researchers investigating water flows on oyster reef restoration | Sanibel-Captiva Islander

DeSantis vetoes $1.1M for Naples sewer project to improve water quality | Naples Daily News

DeSantis vetoes Daytona flooding, DSC funds but Bethune-Cookman's $17 million remains | Daytona Beach News-Journal

Opinion: GUEST EDITORIAL: The unintended, unknowable consequences of dredging Big Pass | Herald Tribune

U.S. Treasury Approves RESTORE Plan For Beulah Master Plan, Century Wastewater Plant, Eleven Mile Creek Restoration And Other Projects | North Escambia

Water plant, park among Santa Rosa County victims of DeSantis' $2.65 million veto slash | Pensacola News Journal

Gov. DeSantis announces $1 billion in budget vetoes due to coronavirus pandemic | WFTV

Plastic Preference/Open Competition Amendment to House Infrastructure Bill

Private Water Industry Dropped from Group Promoting Private Water Legislation

Over 300 Municipal Drinking Water Systems in Wisconsin Show Elevated Nitrate Levels (Wisconsin State Journal)

EPA Union Hits Back on EPA Reopening

Virus Fallout Forces U.S. Cities to Cut Budgets, Projects

Federal Judge Deliberates on Safety of Fluoride in Drinking Water

US Water Bills Becoming Unaffordable

Col. Kelly on Lake Okeechobee: Balancing project purposes | Okeechobee News

15% Of Century’s Fire Hydrants Are In Bad Shape. Seven Don’t Work At All. | North Escambia

Community meeting to discuss major sewer improvements planned for DeFuniak Springs | Northwest Florida Daily News

Dept. of Health issues advisory for Davis Boat Ramp after finding blue-green algae | WINK

County rolls out one-day watering schedule for unincorporated areas | Citrus County Chronicle

CISA will conduct a series of cyber virtual tabletop exercises (VTTXs) on July 14-16, 2020.