water issues at Lowell C.I.

Deeper Than Water filed this request with the Department of Corrections of Florida.
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From: Deeper Than Water

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Florida Sunshine Law, I hereby request the following records:

All documents pertaining to the causes, effects and remedies of water shortages at Lowell Correctional Institution in the years 2017 and 2018, including but not limited to the water stoppage in July of 2017.
Internal memoranda related to the issue of sanitation, hygeine and water for the months of June, July, and August 2017 at Lowell and associated facilitaties (eg; Lowell Annex, Lowell CI), as well as for the months of February and March 2018.
All documents and internal memoranda pertaining to the distribution of water during July 2017.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I would request your response within ten (10) business days.

Sincerely,
Christine Mitchell, Harvard School of Public Health
Deeper Than Water

From: Department of Corrections

Ms. Mitchell:

The Department of Corrections is in receipt of an email public records request dated March 31, 2018 directed to the Florida Department of Corrections, Public Records Unit, for "All documents pertaining to the causes, effects and remedies of water shortages at Lowell Correctional Institution in the years 2017 and 2018, including but not limited to the water stoppage in July of 2017. Internal memoranda related to the issue of sanitation, hygeine and water for the months of June, July, and August 2017 at Lowell and associated facilitaties (eg; Lowell Annex, Lowell CI), as well as for the months of February and March 2018. All documents and internal memoranda pertaining to the distribution of water during July 2017."
Please be advised that I have forwarded your request to Darren Fancher, Director, Facilities Services and Building Construction, for review and response. If any records are determined to exist, the custodian/s will provide your office an invoice for production of the records and, upon receipt of payment, the records will be provided in accordance with Chapter 119, Florida Statutes and Sec. 945.10, Florida Statutes.
If you have any questions regarding this request, please contact me at the contact information provided above. Thank you.

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Dianne H. Houpt
Public Information Specialist
Florida Department of Corrections
Office of General Counsel, Public Records Unit
501 South Calhoun Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2500
PHONE: (850) 717-3615
FAX: (850) 922-4355
EMAIL: dianne.houpt@fdc.myflorida.com<mailto:dianne.houpt@fdc.myflorida.com>

CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: This message and any attachments are for the sole use of the intended recipient(s) and may contain confidential and privileged information that is exempt from public disclosure. Any unauthorized review, use, disclosure, or distribution is prohibited. If you have received this message in error, please contact the sender (by phone or reply by electronic mail) and then destroy all copies of the original message.

From: Department of Corrections

Ms. Mitchell:

Please provide a copy of this email to the staff member handling payment so that they know who and where to send payment to. Please do not send payment to the staff member named on the invoice.
***See 3rd paragraph below regarding payment.

Please find attached above the DC1-201 Invoice for Production of Records provided by Sherrie Routt, Management Review Specialist, Facilities Services and Building Construction, relating to your request dated March 31, 2018 for records relating to Lowell Correctional Institution-Water Shortages.

***Please make payment to the Florida Department of Corrections and, since this is a media request, please send payment to the following staff member:

Dianne Houpt
Florida Department of Corrections
Office of General Counsel
501 South Calhoun Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-2500

Please place the PRR number on the check or money order you send OR provide a copy of the above invoice together with your payment. Thank you Ms. Mitchell!

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Dianne H. Houpt
Public Information Specialist
Florida Department of Corrections
Office of General Counsel, Public Records Unit
501 South Calhoun Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2500
PHONE: (850) 717-3615
FAX: (850) 922-4355
EMAIL: dianne.houpt@fdc.myflorida.com<mailto:dianne.houpt@fdc.myflorida.com>

CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: This message and any attachments are for the sole use of the intended recipient(s) and may contain confidential and privileged information that is exempt from public disclosure. Any unauthorized review, use, disclosure, or distribution is prohibited. If you have received this message in error, please contact the sender (by phone or reply by electronic mail) and then destroy all copies of the original message.

From: Deeper Than Water


To Whom It May Concern:

Please find enclosed a check for $255.00 to satisfy the fee associated with the attached public records request.

Thank you.

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