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Universal Orlando Files Plans for Water Park

Universal Studios Orlando
Posted at 8:15 AM, Feb 17, 2015
and last updated 2015-02-17 08:15:00-05

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Universal Orlando has submitted plans to build a water park near the Cabana Bay Beach Resort.

The Orlando Sentinel (http://bit.ly/1A250qM ) reports a report filed Friday with the South Florida Water Management District details a "water theme park" that includes a volcano with slides, a lazy river and rapids ride.

Last year, Universal Orlando filed stormwater permit documents with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. The documents noted the construction on the project would continue through November 2016 and include 53 acres of "land disturbance."

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Information from: Orlando Sentinel, http://www.orlandosentinel.com/