Permitting News You Can Use
Regulatory newsletter focuses on helpful information for permit holders and applicants to understand and navigate the regulatory process.
Cost-share funding opportunities
Applications will be accepted until March 13, 2015, for cost-share funding for water conservation and construction projects that will contribute to water conservation, alternative water supply development, water quality/nutrient-loading reduction or water resource development.
Know your watering days
During Eastern Standard Time, watering is allowed one day per week on designated days. Learn about districtwide watering restrictions.
Lobbyist registration requirements
New requirements went into effect July 1, 2014. Find information for persons who wish to lobby the District and how to register that intent.
The District has identified 12 strategic initiatives, is focusing work and dedicating staff and financial resources to these areas.
Springs protection projects
The District’s Springs Protection Initiative is building on years of work with other agencies to increase knowledge and understanding about the region’s springs, while also working to protect springs systems.
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.
Jan. 28, 2015
The District is conducting controlled burns today in Orange and Volusia counties for fuel reduction, promotion of fire-dependent species and red-cockaded woodpecker habitat improvement
Dec. 11, 2014
The District has earmarked $15 million in its fiscal year 2015–2016 budget process to partner with public and private entities on projects that conserve water, contribute to developing alternative water supplies and sources, or improve surface water quality
Dec. 4, 2014
The District opened the Burrell and Moss Bluff locks and dams in Lake and Marion counties on Dec. 5 due to rising water levels. The structures are open for the first time in more than 2 1/2 years
Sept. 23, 2014
The District’s Governing Board gave final approval on Sept. 23 to a fiscal year 2014–2015 budget that reduces the millage rate for taxpayers and funds projects to protect the region’s springs and improve water quality in the Indian River Lagoon and St. Johns River
Sept. 19, 2014
The District, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, state and local elected officials and Indian River Lagoon protection advocates celebrated the Florida Legislature’s $10 million funding appropriation for the first phase of the Eau Gallie River muck dredging project with an event on Sept. 19 at Ballard Park in Melbourne
Sept. 9, 2014
St. Johns District Board approves funding for Indian River Lagoon National Estuary Program restructuring
The District’s Governing Board approved providing $500,000 to restructuring the Indian River Lagoon National Estuary Program
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