September 25, 2022

Rainfall Dashboard update

Daily: 0.02
Monthly: 9.17
Yearly: 48.72
September 13, 2022

Seven local growers will share over $860,000 for participation in water conservation efforts

Today, the District Governing Board approved the execution of seven contracts that will provide local growers with over $860,000 in cost-share funds.
September 13, 2022

Above-average rainfall in August still leaves District’s southern region abnormally dry

While some areas in the central and northern region of the District received more than 9 inches of rain, southern portions of the District, including parts of Brevard, Indian River, Okeechobee and Osceola counties.
August 16, 2022

Prescribed fire today at Newnans Lake Conservation Area in Alachua County

The District will be conducting a 45-acre prescribed burn Tuesday at the Newnans Lake Conservation Area, on the northeastern portion of the property in Alachua County. During this time, the Hatchet Creek Tract will be closed.
August 9, 2022

District and Volusia County celebrate the opening of the new conservation lands at Palm Bluff Conservation Area

Yesterday, the St. Johns River Water Management District and Volusia County gathered to celebrate the addition of 1,282 acres to the Palm Bluff Conservation Area.
August 9, 2022

District approves purchase of additional conservation lands in Clay County

Today, the District’s Governing Board approved two land purchases that will add an additional 101 acres to the Bayard Conservation Area in Clay County.
August 9, 2022

After a wet July, portions of the District left abnormally dry

While some areas in the central and northern region of the District received more than 10 inches of rain, portions of the District were left abnormally dry as reported in the U.S. Drought Monitor.
August 4, 2022

District offers teachers funding opportunity to educate students on water conservation

Now entering the seventh year of its Blue School Grant Program, the District with full support of its Governing Board is offering up to $20,000 in grants for education projects that enrich student knowledge of Florida’s water resources through hands-on learning.
August 2, 2022

District offers up to $250,000 to local growers who participate in water conservation efforts

The District is accepting applications through August 26 from farmers, growers and ranchers interested in participating in the Districtwide Agricultural Cost-share Program.
July 14, 2022

Public invited to Deep Creek Conservation Area Public Meeting

A land management update is among the items to be discussed July 27 during the District’s Deep Creek Conservation Area (DCCA) Public Meeting.
July 13, 2022

The District’s three tools of flood protection

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is predicting the 2022 Atlantic hurricane season will be busier than normal. This is a good time to remember that even when a storm does not make landfall, heavy rainfall can still cause flooding.
July 12, 2022

Recent rain relieves northeast Florida of abnormally dry conditions

Recent rainfall throughout the District’s 18-county region has relieved portions of northeast Florida that had been abnormally dry after below-average rainfall in June.
July 12, 2022

District recognizes July as Lakes Appreciation Month

Florida has more than 4,200 natural lakes, and nearly 1,500 of those are within the boundaries of the District.
July 12, 2022

Floridan aquifer and local lakes to benefit from the District’s Black Creek Water Resource Development Project

The District is launching a project to increase recharge to the Upper Floridan aquifer in northeast Florida.
June 27, 2022

District makes upgrades at Silver Springs Forest Conservation Area parking areas

The District will temporarily close two parking areas at Silver Springs Forest Conservation beginning June 27 through July 4 to complete upgrades.