District staff tour Lake Apopka with stakeholders to see lake’s improvement.
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
Feb. 16, 2017
The district, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, state and local elected officials, and Indian River Lagoon protection advocates celebrated the commencement of muck dredging from the Eau Gallie River today at Ballard Park in Melbourne.
Feb. 16, 2017
The district’s popular wildlife drive at Lake Apopka is open on Presidents’ Day, Monday, Feb. 20.
Feb. 14, 2017
Over the past 12 months, rainfall has remained below average across the district, resulting in a districtwide rainfall deficit of almost 8 inches.
Feb. 6, 2017
The district is hosting a public workshop for outside vendors and companies to present a brief overview of treatment technologies in the removal of total phosphorus from Lake Jesup’s water column.
Feb. 1, 2017
Manatee protection is getting a boost today when new water resource protection rules for Ponce de Leon Springs, set by the district, become effective.