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Current water quality and algae news
Stay informed about current water quality and algae information in northeast Florida’s Lower St. Johns River Basin.
Permitting News You Can Use
Regulatory newsletter focuses on helpful information for permit holders and applicants to understand and navigate the regulatory process.
Know your watering days
During daylight saving time, watering is allowed two days per week on designated days. Learn about districtwide watering restrictions.
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.
Tools of the trade
Scientists use a variety of technology in the field to keep a watchful eye on Florida’s water.
July 28, 2015
The public comment period on the Central Florida Water Initiative draft 2035 Water Resources Protection and Water Supply Strategies Plan and minor changes to the draft 2015 Regional Water Supply Plan has been extended to Aug. 17, 2015, to provide additional opportunity for the public to review and comment on the documents
July 21, 2015
The Burrell Lock and Dam in Lake County will be closed beginning Monday, July 27, and continuing through Aug. 21 while the District performs routine concrete maintenance
July 14, 2015
Following the recommendation of an administrative law judge, the District’s Governing Board approved a consumptive use permit modification for Sleepy Creek Lands (formerly known as Adena Springs Ranch) for use in their cattle operation in Marion County
July 14, 2015
District approves more than $3.5 million for agricultural projects to conserve water and reduce nutrient runoff
More than $3.5 million in cost-share funding for 22 agricultural projects was approved today by the District’s Governing Board, with projects estimated to offset groundwater use by 259 million gallons of water per year, and to reduce nitrogen and phosphorus loading to area waterways by more than 200,000 pounds per year
July 14, 2015
The District’s Governing Board approved a tentative budget that reduces the millage rate for taxpayers for a third year, expands partnership programs to protect water quality in springs and priority water bodies, and enhances water supplies
July 10, 2015
Gizzard shad harvest removes nutrients from Lake George, helps improve lower St. Johns River water quality
The District has launched its 2015 gizzard shad harvest at Lake George, located in Volusia, Putnam and Marion counties, to remove nutrient pollution from the lake and to help reduce the severity of algal blooms in the lower St. Johns River
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