The water-vs-growth issue is ongoing in Florida. This long article in the Palm Beach Post outlines the history of Florida development and how the state is trying to keep pace with making sure there’s enough water for all of the people that development brings in. Reporter Robert P. King concludes that development wins over water, and water issue continue to be a problem. Are all us Floridians going to be water-poor?
Archive for population growth
Imagine a Florida with twice as many people, double the congestion and another seven million acres of farms, forests and other rural lands paved over or converted into sprawling towns and suburbs – Dec. 6, AP