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Agricultural Cost-Share Program

Applications are now being accepted for a new districtwide Agricultural Cost-Share Program. See details and application form.

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Know your watering days

During daylight saving time, watering is allowed two days per week on designated days. Learn about districtwide watering restrictions.

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Permitting News You Can Use

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

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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.

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Strategic initiatives

The District has identified strategic initiatives, is focusing work and dedicating staff and financial resources to these areas.

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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 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.

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Underwater grasses

Aquatic grasses are like forests for underwater creatures, providing food and habitat.

Water conservation tip — Use Florida-friendly plants and waterwise irrigation practices in your landscape.

District news

May 21, 2015

Board selects Shortelle as new executive director

The Governing Board unanimously selected Dr. Ann Shortelle of Gainesville as the agency’s new executive director

May 8, 2015

CFWI planning documents available for public review and comment; public meetings scheduled

The Central Florida Water Initiative’s Steering Committee has released two draft documents for public review and comment that will set a path forward for meeting water supply needs in central Florida for the next 20 years

May 5, 2015

Public invited to enjoy Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive

Bird lovers and other nature enthusiasts have a new way to enjoy the wildlife of the Lake Apopka North Shore with the opening of the Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive by the District

April 30, 2015

Update on Sleepy Creek Lands (formerly known as Adena Springs Ranch) permit applications

On April 29, 2015, the administrative law judge issued a recommended order in the case involving a challenge to the District’s proposed issuance of a consumptive use permit and an environmental resource permit

April 17, 2015

Partnership project to benefit Volusia Blue Spring, water supply

Work has begun on a $6 million project to connect the reclaimed water distribution systems of Volusia County and the cities of DeLand, Deltona and Orange City. The interconnection will help conserve fresh groundwater and benefit Volusia Blue Spring

April 8, 2015

Governor Rick Scott appoints Ronald Howse to District Governing Board

Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Ronald Howse to the Governing Board

March 27, 2015

Governor Rick Scott appoints two to District Governing Board

Governor Rick Scott announced the reappointments of Charles “Chuck” Drake and Frederick “Fred” Roberts Jr. to the Governing Board

See more news releases,
Get the Facts, meeting agendas,
other District meetings and notices 
and newsletters.

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Watering restrictions

Know the days when irrigation is allowed.

Why do we have watering restrictions?

To maintain healthy lawns and save water.

Why Do We Need to Conserve Water?

Provides details on why conservation is necessary.

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