State funding arrives to benefit Hornsby Spring

Published: Dec. 9, 2022 at 6:12 PM EST
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HIGH SPRINGS, Fla. (WCJB) - A water quality project to benefit Hornsby Spring near High Springs is getting $800,000 in state funding.

The money will allow the Suwannee River Water Management District to acquire the High Springs Rock Mine.

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The property is east of Hornsby Spring. State officials say this can help eliminate ongoing impacts from mining and prevent potential impacts from development.

Governor DeSantis announced a $75 million package today for statewide springs restoration projects.

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