The board of the South Florida Water Management District will vote tomorrow on its role in a regional water supply system with a unique twist: A private company would pay to build the first-phase of a massive reservoir — an estimated $186.5 million — then give the reservoir to a not-for-profit company, whose members would pay the district to run the system.
Palm Beach Aggregates then would make its money by charging water utilities for storage space in the reservoir.
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