District staff tour Lake Apopka with stakeholders to see lake’s improvement.
District women in STEM careers
We’re celebrating Women’s History Month in March by recognizing some of the talented district women who work each day to preserve and protect Florida’s water resources in a science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) field.
April is Water Conservation Month
April is Water Conservation Month. Join us to make a pledge to save water and safeguard our future water supplies.
Thanks to our many Water Conservation Month partners. See a map of participating partners.
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 Eastern Standard Time, watering is allowed one day 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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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
March 17, 2017
A large-scale renovation of the Moss Bluff Lock and Dam in Marion County is scheduled to begin in mid-April and work is already underway to prepare the site.
March 15, 2017
The district Governing Board on Tuesday approved the ranking of projects that will share in $1.5 million in Tri-County Agricultural Area (TCAA) Ag Cost-Share Program funds for water conservation and nutrient reduction by ag operations.
March 14, 2017
In the second of a series of informational presentations to the Governing Board and the public, district staff Tuesday worked to demystify one of the most complex tools used by the agency to strike the necessary balance between nature’s needs and people’s needs for water — the Minimum Flows and Levels (MFLs) program.
March 14, 2017
The district Governing Board approved a Water Shortage Warning Order as hydrologic trends reflect below-average rainfall across parts of the district.
March 14, 2017
The district is accepting applications March 15–April 13 to share in $25 million in cost-share funding for water supply, water quality, natural systems and flood protection construction projects.