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10/30/2012 Contact: 850-413-6482

Study Committee on Water & Wastewater Utilities to Hold Meeting on Thursday in Tallahassee


TALLAHASSEE — The Study Committee on Investor-Owned Water & Wastewater Utility Systems (Committee) will hold a meeting at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 1 in Tallahassee.

Established by the 2012 Florida Legislature, the Committee is addressing challenges affecting investor-owned water and wastewater utilities, including federal and state drinking water and environmental standards, infrastructure repair and replacement, and customer impacts.  This is the Committee’s fourth meeting to gather information for a report required to be submitted to the Governor, the Senate President, and the Speaker of the House by February 15, 2013.

Chaired by Florida Public Service Commissioner Julie I. Brown, the Committee includes 15 representatives from the Florida Legislature, state agencies, state and local governments, investor-owned water utilities, and their customers. 

Public comment will be taken if time allows. The Committee meeting date, time, and location:

Thursday, November 1, 2012
1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Morris Hall (Room LL-17)
House Office Building
400 S. Monroe Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399

The meeting can be viewed on The Florida Channel Web site, www.thefloridachannel.org

For additional information, visit www.FloridaWaterStudy.com



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