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99% of Palm Beach County Currently Under Drought Conditions

99% of Palm Beach County Currently Under Drought Conditions

The South Florida Water Management District is reporting that the wet season rainfall continues to be below average across the district’s 16-county area, with Broward and Miami-Dade counties experiencing the largest rainfall deficit of more than 7 inches below normal as of mid-July.  SFWMD says that Palm Beach County is down 11.3 inches of rain for the year.

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This Week in Palm Beach 6-12-15

This Week in Palm Beach 6-12-15

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> MEMORIAL FOUNTAIN

Memorial Park Renovation Plan Divided into Two

 - Memorial Fountain Restoration Nearing Completion

> Testa's Project Moves Ahead Despite Legal Cloud

> PALM BEACH COUNTY TAXES

- "Spending Could be Creeping Up Again." - Ned Barnes at County Budget Hearing

- Palm Beach Post POLL: Should Palm Beach County Lower Property Taxes?

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Town Drops 'Advanced Irrigation' Application Fee

Town Drops 'Advanced Irrigation' Application Fee

Effective immediately, the Town of Palm Beach waives the one-time $300 Advanced Irrigation Variance Application fee for all property owners seeking relief from days-of-the-week watering restrictions.

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Water Conservation in Town Makes Dollars & Sense

Harvey-Poppel-Water-Presentation-150x150By: Harvey L. Poppel, Civic Association Director & Water Committee Chair

The City of West Palm Beach, which supplies water to Palm Beach is in far better shape to withstand droughts as the result of actions to expand its water capacity. This, according to a recent presentation to Palm Beach’s Town Council by Scott Kelly, West Palm Beach’s assistant city administrator.

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This Week in Palm Beach 11-7-2014

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> ELECTION NEWS
- Voters turn out at island polling places
- Marijuana Amendment Falls Short Of Needed 60 Percent
- Atwater, Bondi, Putnam Return To Florida Cabinet
> Elder Care Forum
> Board of Directors Luncheon and Fall Business Meeting
> FLAGLER BRIDGE – OPEN AGAIN!
- Flagler Bridge ReOpens on Schedule
- Town Secures OK To Keep Bridge Cameras

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Advanced Irrigation Presentation at The Garden Club of Palm Beach

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The Garden Club of Palm Beach hosted Harvey Poppel, Palm Beach Civic Association Director and Chairperson of the PBCA Water Resources Committee, for his presentation about water conservation, the new Town ordinances he helped create, and on Advanced Irrigation Systems (AIS). The event was the first meeting of the season for the Garden Club at the Pine Jog Environmental Center.

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