Land into Water--Water into Land: A History of Water Management in Florida

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Index
Adams, John Quincy, 25-26
Adams, John S., 47-49, 51
Adams, Tom, 204-5
Administration, Department of, 228, 270
Agriculture: aided by flood control, 183-86, 253; ecological damage from, 263, 266-67, 300; influence of Central and Southern Flood Control District, 254; reduction of acreage in, 282; water use by, 263-64, 278-82
Agriculture, U.S. Department of, 18, 107, 114-17, 130-32, 171
Alachua Audubon Society, 203
Alligator Alley, 187, 231
Alligators, 15, 68, 70 (illus.), 166, 198
Allison, R. V., 171
Amelia River, 293
Andrews, Charles, 164-65
Anthony, David, 197, 204
Apalachicola River, 4, 10, 29, 37, 56, 231; dam on, 276; navigation of, 40, 148; proposed aqueduct to, 289
Apopka, Lake, 71, 259, 293, 298
Aquatic and Tropical Plant Propagation Company, 49, 52, 75, 83-84
Aqueduct, 289, 300
Aquifers, 5-6, 155, 156, 206, 223, 281, 292, 300-301. See also Biscayne Aquifer; Floridan Aquifer
Areas of critical state concern, 228, 252; Big Cypress Swamp, 231, 233-35; Florida Keys, 243-48; Green Swamp, 238-43
Army Corps of Engineers, 149, 225, 235; and Central and Southern Flood Control project, 176-79, 181-84, 187, 300; constructs Canal C-111, 216; constructs cross-Florida barge canal, 202, 205, 208; constructs cross-Florida ship canal, 157-58, 161-62; constructs Kissimmee River project, 260-61, 268; environmentalist influence on, 254; findings on cross-Florida barge canal, 165, 199, 203-4, 213-14; findings on ship canal project, 162-63; plans Four River Basins project, 240, 300; plans for future water needs of South Florida, 187-88, 190-91, 193, 253-55, 270, 272, 289; recommendations on Lake Okeechobee flood control, 142-44, 146-47; restricts dredge-and-fill operations, 236-37, 250-51, 293; surveys possible canal routes (1870-1932), 54-55, 61, 150-51
Arthur, Chester A., 80
Askew, Reubin, 197, 209, 241; accepts State Comprehensive Plan, 271-72; appointments by, 198, 254; considers Kissimmee River problem, 261-63, 264, 267; and cross-Florida canal, 212, 214-15; policy on Big Cypress Swamp, 233-34; policy on Florida Keys, 247-48; policy on Marco Island, 236; seeks advice on water problems, 225, 227; supports environmental laws, 223, 227-30, 233, 248, 250-52
Atlantic and Gulf Coast Canal and Lake Okeechobee Land Company, 75-76, 79-81, 83, 90-91, 103
Atlantic and Gulf Transit Canal Company, 57, 61, 84
Atlantic Coast Line Railroad, 129, 155
Atlantic Inland Waterways Association, 150
Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, 1-4,

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Preface vii
  • Introduction 1
  • 1 - The Watery Eden 9
  • 2 - Early Boosters 19
  • 3 - The Big Dealers 42
  • 4 - The Flow Of Northern Dollars 62
  • 5 - The Progressive Challenge 88
  • 6 - Time of Troubles 113
  • 7 141
  • 8 - Struggle for Conservation 166
  • 9 - Environmentalists To The Recue 195
  • 10 - Florida Takes the Lead 223
  • 11 - Rival Prescriptions For South Florida 253
  • 12 - Water for the Future 276
  • Notes 303
  • Index 331
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