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How much do you know about our springs? Test your knowledge to determine what kind of springs expert you are by examining the 10 statements below. Do you know which are facts and which are myths? Plus, submit your quiz for a chance to win a springs prize pack. A random winner will be selected each month until June 1.
  • 1) Fact or Myth, only people who live immediately next to a spring can have an effect on it.

  • 2) Fact or Myth, groundwater withdrawals are the major factor for reductions in discharges during the past 50 years.

  • 3) Fact or Myth, aquatic vegetation is an attribute of a healthy spring.

  • 4) Fact or Myth, a first-magnitude spring discharges at least 10 million gallons of water.

  • 5) Fact or Myth, fertilizer is a threat to springs.

  • 6) Fact or Myth, having your septic tank inspected every two to three years can help protect springs.

  • 7) Fact or Myth, Weeki Wachee is 30 miles from the headspring to where it meets the Gulf of Mexico.

  • 8) Fact or Myth, Crystal River/Kings Bay spring system is the largest winter refuge for manatees on the Florida Gulf Coast.

  • 9) Fact or Myth, Chassahowitzka National Wildlife Refuge features a fishbowl observatory where manatees can be observed?

  • 10) Fact or Myth, the Southwest Florida Water Management District is solely responsible for restoring our springs.


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