Daily Digest for
Friday, September 23, 2016


Today's Headlines


Sewage woes take center stage on busy day for St. Petersburg City Council | Tampa Bay Times

Honeymoon Island sand survives Hurricane Hermine | Tampa Bay Times

Hillary Clinton: Mosaic must be held accountable for sinkhole spill | Tampa Bay Times

Kornell blasts recent GOP interest in St. Pete sewage crisis | Tampa Bay Times

Lake Okeechobee water releases to increase as concern rises over dike | Palm Beach Post

FEMA updates Santa Rosa flood maps | Pensacola News Journal

Lawyers, company agree on documents in ongoing Gulf oil leak | Sun Sentinel

City hires new director of utilities | Plant City Observer

Water moving slowly in Venus | Sebring News Sun

DEP continues to monitor Mosaic sinkhole | Sebring News Sun

Gov. Scott defends environmental agency's handling of sinkhole water spill | Tampa Bay Times

Jolly turning St. Pete sewage crisis to state law enforcement authorities | Tampa Bay Times

City has no notification policy for sewer spills | Tallahassee Democrat

Federal lawsuit filed by residents near Florida sinkhole | Sun Sentinel

Water quality challenges focus of AIF Florida Water Forum | Florida Politics

St. Pete Public Works director: Albert Whitted should not have been closed | Saint Petersblog

Walton's coastal dune lakes win in legal settlement | Northwest Florida Daily News


Editorials, Op-Eds, and Columns


Editorial: Dripping sound is fed movement on Everglades | Naples Daily News

Editorial: Ware’s Creek project never designed to prevent all flooding | Bradenton Herald

Joe Henderson: St. Pete’s stinky mess, sewage and politics | Florida Politics

Nancy Smith: Florida's Water Challenges Require Money, Resolve, Innovation and More Money | Sunshine State News


Water-related Items from Public Meeting Agendas


Broward County to Rank Firms for Subsurface Utility Locating

Broward County to Rank firms for Continuing Engineering Services

Cape Coral to Purchase Pump Equipment

Sunrise to Award Water Main Improvements

Palm Bay to Award Well Field Expansion

Palm Bay to Purchase Treatment Chemicals

Palm Bay to Award Lime Transfer Services

Palm Bay to Award Biosolids Evaluation


Journal Articles, Theses, and Technical Reports


Monitoring Changes in Near-Well Hydraulic Conditions as a Means to Assess Aquifer Clogging | Journal of Hydrologic Engineering

Experimental study of hydraulics and sediment capture efficiency in catchbasins | Water Science and Technology

Fractured Porous Medium Flow Analysis Using Numerical Manifold Method with Independent Covers | Journal of Hydrology