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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.

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Know your watering days

During Eastern Standard Time, watering is allowed one day per week on designated days. Learn about districtwide watering restrictions.

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Permitting News You Can Use

Regulatory newsletter and monthly tips focus on helpful information for permit holders and applicants to understand and navigate the regulatory process.

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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.

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Springs protection projects

The District’s Springs Protection Initiative is partnering with local governments and other agencies to implement projects to protect springs systems.

Contact the District Ombudsman

The Ombudsman responds to inquiries and complaints about district operations, programs, policies, and procedures. The Ombudsman also assists the public with understanding district activities and actions.

Ombudsman Jimmy Peluso

District news

Jan. 20, 2017

Controlled burn today at Lochloosa Wildlife Conservation Area in Alachua County

The district is conducting a 44-acre prescribed burn Friday at the Lochloosa Wildlife Conservation Area near the intersection of County Road 325 and County Road 346 in Alachua County.

Jan. 20, 2017

Controlled burn today at Seminole Ranch Conservation Area in Brevard County

The district is conducting a 304-acre prescribed fire today at the Seminole Ranch Conservation Area in Brevard County.

Jan. 17, 2017

St. Johns, Suwannee River governing boards approve first-ever water supply plan for north Florida

The governing boards of the St. Johns River and Suwannee River water management districts on Jan. 17 jointly approved a 20-year plan to protect the sustainability of water supplies and identify potential future water supply sources.

Jan. 17, 2017

Media Advisory - Birdapalooza draws crowds to Lake Apopka North Shore

Visitors to the district’s Lake Apopka North Shore should expect additional traffic on select dates, as the area will host several walking and biking tours related to the fifth annual Lake Apopka Wildlife Festival and Birdapalooza.

Jan. 10, 2017

More than 1,800 jobs coming to Melbourne

High-paying jobs are coming to Orlando-Melbourne International Airport, thanks in part to the district’s issuance of an Environmental Resource Permit.

Jan. 10, 2017

December rainfall totals below average

Data compiled by the district shows rainfall over most of the district remained below average during the past 12 months.

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