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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.

Water Plant Construction
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.

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Know your watering days

During Eastern Standard Time, watering is allowed one day per week on designated days. Learn about districtwide watering restrictions.

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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 12 strategic initiatives, is focusing work and dedicating staff and financial resources to these areas.

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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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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.

Water your lawn only when it needs it and follow the watering restrictions.

District news

Dec. 11, 2014

$15 million earmarked for cost-share projects

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

Water control structures opened on Harris Chain

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

District adopts final FY 2014–2015 budget

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

Event celebrates Eau Gallie River dredging project

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

Aug. 12, 2014

Seven projects to share Tri-County Agricultural Area partnership funding

Seven farms in northeast Florida’s Tri-County Agricultural Area will share $639,220 in state funds to implement projects that will contribute to improving the health of the St. Johns River

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Why do we have watering restrictions?

To maintain healthy lawns and save water.

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