Media Release

Water Quality Tours

Thursday, June 25, 2015 10:15 AM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office will be conducting the Water Quality Tours on July 22-24, 2015, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Freedom Community Center (7340 SW 41 Place, Gainesville).

This tour will provide research based factual information about Alachua County’s water resources.  The tour stops will include: urban and springs watersheds, and agricultural operations.

The tour bus leaves each day from the Freedom Community Center at 9 a.m. (participants should arrive by 8:45 a.m. for check-in).  The registration fee is $40.00 (includes lunches and bus fee).  Registration will be limited to the first 50 pre-paid registrants.  To reserve a seat, pay in advance to the UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office, 2800 NE 39 Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32609.

View/download the Water Quality Tours flyer (PDF).

For more information about this program, call 352-955-2402.

An Equal Opportunity Institution.  Extension Service, University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Nick T. Place, Dean. Single copies of Extension publications (excluding 4-H and youth publications) are available free to Florida residents from county Extension offices. Information about alternate formats is available from IFAS Communications, University of Florida, PO Box 110810, Gainesville, FL 32611-0810.


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).