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WATER CONSERVATION PROGRAMS

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The UF/IFAS Extension in Polk is partnering with the Polk Regional Water Cooperative to inform the citizens of Polk County about water conservation and its associated rebate and incentive programs.  Existing water infrastructure is insufficient for anticipated population growth in Central Florida, therefore, conservation measures and alternative sources must be adopted.

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CONTACT

Beth Robertson, M.S.

Water Conservation

Extension Program Specialist

863-519-1050

bcrobertson09@ufl.edu

Recent Water Conservation Blog Posts

No Nitrogen or Phosphorus Fertilizers in Orange County Landscapes 6/1-9/31

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Orange County 4-H Summer Day Camps

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