District staff among speakers at Environmental Permitting School
Projects fulfill core missions
District implements a variety of projects to protect water resources to protect water supplies, water quality and natural systems, and provide flood protection.
Checklist for visiting district lands
Be prepared when visiting these remote, scenic and wild lands. Make sure you have insect repellent, drinking water, sunscreen and wear proper clothing.
Watch Governing Board meetings online
District Governing Board meetings are now broadcast on the Internet. See the live streaming broadcast. View in Internet Explorer 11, Chrome and Firefox web browsers.
Know your watering days
During daylight saving time, watering is allowed two days per week on designated days. Learn about districtwide watering restrictions.
Permitting News You Can Use
Pages focus on Indian River Lagoon’s health
Stay informed on the work under way to investigate and address challenges facing the Indian River Lagoon.
Springs protection projects
The District’s Springs Protection Initiative is partnering with local governments and other agencies to implement projects to protect springs systems.
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Sept. 29, 2016
More than 1,000 jobs are headed to northeast Florida after Amazon announces the opening of its new fulfillment center. The district supported the move by quickly assessing and issuing environmental resource permits (ERP) for the 105-acre warehouse facility.
Sept. 28, 2016
The district is launching an audio guide for visitors to its Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive. The audio guide, which can be streamed through mobile devices, provides visitors with a narrative on the area's history, wildlife and district-led restoration efforts.
Sept. 27, 2016
The district's Governing Board today approved its fiscal year 2016–2017 budget, which will provide funds for cost-share projects and major programs to support the agency's core missions of water supply, water quality, natural systems and flood protection.
Sept. 20, 2016
The district is partnering with Orange County Utilities on a project that could realize a 4.9 percent water savings for residential utility customers. The district contributed $112,334 toward the project as part of its cooperative cost-share program.
Sept. 19, 2016
The district is accepting applications now through Oct. 13 to share in $5 million in cost-share funding for rural communities and innovative projects that support the agency's core missions.
Sept. 19, 2016
Drinking water supplies in the 18 counties of the district are not at risk from a recent Polk County phosphate mine spill caused by a sinkhole, according to district scientists.