The Saint Johns Riverkeeper wants your help - to stop plans that would siphon more than one-million gallons of water EACH DAY from the river. There's a proposal to do that - to help central Florida with its water supply problems. Channel 4's Elizabeth Campbell spoke with the Riverkeeper - she joins us LIVE from the Northbank. Elizabeth - the public can learn more about this during a meeting that will be held tonight. 3 3 THIS EVENING THE ST.JOHNS RIVER WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT IS HOLDING A WATER SUPPLY PLAN WORKSHOP AT CITY HALL.THE RIVERKEEPER WANTS THE COMMUNITY TO UNDERSTAND THE RAMIFICATIONS, AND HELP ADVOCATE AGAINST WITHDRAWING THAT MUCH WATER FROM OUR RIVER. 3 :00-:05:09-:19THE ST. JOHNS RIVER..THE LONGEST IN FLORIDA .. IS SIGNIFICANT TO JACKSONVILLE.. AND BENEFICIAL TO THE RIVER CITY IN MORE WAYS THEN ONE.LISA RINAMAN/ST. JOHNS RIVERKEEPER 58:47 it really fuels our economy I mean Jacksonville is very blessed to have this great river running literally right through us and it provides wonderful recreational opportunities as well as business opportunities THE RIVERKEEPER IS CONCERNED ABOUT PLANS TO SIPHON MILLIONS OF GALLONS WATER FROM OUR RIVER EVERY DAY.THE ST. JOHNS RIVER WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT SAYS CENTRAL FLORIDA IS REACHING ITS LIMITS OF ITS PREDOMINANT SOURCE OF WATER SO IT'S LOOKING FOR ALTERNATIVE SOURCES OF WATER TO MEET THE GROWING DEMAND.58:13 they're proposing to take more then 125 million gallons of water a day from the st johns river. There are some plans that have 150 million gallons of water a day and when you take that much water, that much fresh water out of the st.johns river it's only going to increase the pollution problems that exist today.THE RIVERKEEPER SAYS THE BIGGEST ISSUE WITH WITHDRAWING WATER IS THE POLLUTION.. SHE SAYS IT WILL ONLY WORSEN THE PROBLEMS WE'RE ALREADY FIGHTING WITH ALGAE, WILL REDUCE THE FLOW, AND INCREASE SALINITY..WHICH IN TURN WILL IMPACT THE FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE THAT CALL THE RIVER HOME. THESE ISSUES AND MORE ARE WHAT THE RIVERKEEPER HOPES PEOPLE WILL COME LEARN ABOUT AND DISCUSS AT THE WORKSHOP TONIGHT. 20:00:09 its an opportunity for people in Jacksonville that care about the st.johns to come out and let the water management district know that they do everything they can to live within our water means, we need to be conserving water first and protecting the st. johns river always 3 THE WATER SUPPLY PLAN WORKSHOP IS FROM 5 TO 7P-M IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS AT CITY HALL.THERE'S A PRESENTATION THAT BEGINS AT 5:30 AND PUBLIC COMMENT WILL FOLLOW.