Apparently Madison County was the first in Florida to call for state help
to resolve the Valdosta sewage situation, back on February 8, 2017.
Suwannee Counties, both on February 21, 2017,
and the other
three four downstream Florida counties seem to have it on
After all, people downstream have been complaining about this since at least 2013,
and the 2009 old Withlacoochee Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) overflow was one of the reasons for the founding of WWALS in 2012.
In the BOCC packet for the
Wednesday March 8, 2017 Regular Meeting of the Madison County, Florida Board of County Commissioners, and see also PDF of just those two pages.
A RESOLUTION BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MADISON
COUNTY, FLORIDA ASKING FOR THE PROTECTION OF THE HISTORIC
SUWANNEE RIVER AND THE WITHLACOOCHEE RIVER IN NORTH FLORIDA.
WHEREAS, Madison County is located in North Central Florida and is
bordered by the State of Georgia to the North and the Withlacoochee
River and Historic Suwannee River to the East; and
WHEREAS, the Withlacoochee River starts its journey in Valdosta, Continue reading →