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Floridan aquifer, Limestone, Important to Florida Eco-system

I love limestone! Limestone is a sedimentary rock composed mainly of skeletal fragments of marine organisms such as coral, fish and mollusks. Limestone under Florida formed over millions and millions of years and in some areas is thousands of feet thick! Approximately 100,000 square miles of limestone form the Floridan aquifer deep underground. Its one of the world's most productive aquifers! Millions of Floridians rely on the Floridan Aquifer and its freshwater supply. That is why it is so important to protect our watersheds and be conscious about the water that we use! Fresh water is a natural resource that we definitely take for granted! What do you do to reduce water usage? One of the simplest is to turn off the water while you brush your teeth! #themoreyouknow

Limestone, an important part of the Florida aquifer and FL ecosystem


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