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The Withlacoochee River:
Gateway to the Nature Coast
Slideshow of various photos of The Withlacoochee River
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The next meeting of the WRWSA Board of Directors will be held on:
May 20, 2020 at 3:30 p.m. Lecanto Government Building
Room 166
3600 W. Sovereign Path
Lecanto, Florida 34461
View the complete Board Meeting Schedule
(with downloadable Documents: Agenda, Minutes, & Board Package - as they become available)

The WRWSA has adopted its Annual Calendar of Fiscal Year 2019-20 Meeting Dates reflecting the Board’s monthly meeting on the third Wednesday of each month at the Lecanto Government Building.

Fiscal Year 2019-20 Meeting Dates in .pdf format

Springs Protection Awareness Month
View Resolution 2020-03 (in .pdf format)
Water Conservation Month
View Resolution 2020-02 (in .pdf format)
WRWSA Regional Water Supply Plan
2019 Update Completed

The Withlacoochee Regional Water Supply Authority Regional Water Supply Plan 2019 Update (Plan) is now available. This document is the Withlacoochee Regional Water Supply Authority’s (WRWSA) update to the 2014 Regional Water Supply Plan. The Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD) co-funded the development of this document and intends to incorporate portions of it into the 2020 update of the Regional Water Supply Plan for the Northern Planning Region. This Water Supply Plan is a 20-year assessment of water demands and potential sources of water available to meet these demands.

View RWSP 2019 Update

WRWSA 2019-2020 Regulatory Plan

Download printable version(in .pdf format)

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Local Government Water Supply Funding Assistance Program

The Withlacoochee Regional Water Supply Authority (WRWSA) will accept applications for its Fiscal Year 2019-20 Local Government Grants Program starting on May 13, 2019. Applications must be received no later than June 28, 2019.

Program Guidelines
Application Process
Application Form View the Local Government Water Supply Funding Assistance Program Application form (in .pdf format)    Download the  Application form - check your 'Downloads' folderm (in .doc format)
Draft Project Grant Agreement View Draft Project Grant Agreement (in .pdf format)   Download the Draft Project Grant Agreement - check your 'Downloads' folder (in .doc format)

This grants program is sponsored by the WRWSA to fund local water conservation projects on a matching basis. The staff will recommend to the Board that the Authority continue to accept grant applications for water conservation-related projects only.

Applications and instructions will be available on the Authority web page at www.wrwsa.org by May 13, 2019. Applications will be considered by the Board at its July 17, 2019 Board meeting. Awards are scheduled to be made at the September 19, 2019 Board meeting.

Download the complete Grant Application Packet View Draft Project Grant Agreement (in .pdf format)   Download the Grant Application Package - check your 'Downloads' folder (in .doc format)

If you have any questions about the grants program, please contact me at (352) 293-5955. You may also call LuAnne Stout at the Lecanto Office (352) 527-5795. If you desire to contact me by FAX, my FAX number is (352) 527-5797 and my e-mail address is ’richardowen@wrwsa.org’.

Richard S. Owen, AICP, Executive Director
Withlacoochee Regional Water Supply Authority

2017-2018 FY Audit Report by Purvis Gray & Company (in .pdf format)
2019 Legislative Issues (in .pdf format)
Special Districts Public Facilities Report
Mr. Roy Mazur, Senior Project Manager with WRA, will present the report to the Board.

At the July 2017 meeting, the Board authorized issuance of Work Order 2017-02 to Water Resource Associates (WRA) to prepare a public facilities report for the Authority. This report is required by Florida Statues. Once prepared, the Authority must file the report with each local government in the Authority’s region, and post the report to our website. The purpose of the report is to provide local governments with information that is pertinent to developing and updating the local governments’ comprehensive plans.

WRA has prepared the WRWSA’s public facilities report. A copy is included as an exhibit to this item in the Board’s meeting materials.

See Exhibit - Special District Public Facilities Report(in .pdf format)

Staff Recommendation:

Board acceptance of the Authority’s Special District Public Facilities Report as contained in the Exhibit to this item.

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