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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.

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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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Permitting News You Can Use

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

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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 partnering with local governments and other agencies to implement projects to protect springs systems.

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

District news

Jan. 12, 2017

Media Advisory - Bull Creek Wildlife Management Area land deal negotiations discontinued

Negotiations on a proposed land exchange on the Bull Creek Wildlife Management Area have been called off. The district and the landowner were unable to reach a suitable agreement.

Jan. 12, 2017

Controlled burn today at Fort Drum Marsh Conservation Area in Indian River County

The district is conducting a 2,800-acre prescribed fire today at Fort Drum Marsh Conservation Area in Indian River County for marsh management and fuel reduction.

Jan. 12, 2017

Controlled burn at Sunnyhill Restoration Area in Marion County

The district is conducting an 85-acre prescribed burn today at the Sunnyhill Restoration Area in Marion County to reduce hazardous fuel accumulations and the maintenance of fire-dependent ecosystems.

Jan. 12, 2017

Holiday hours, events bring extra traffic to Lake Apopka North Shore

Visitors to the district's Lake Apopka North Shore should expect additional traffic this coming weekend. The property has grown in popularity for nature-based recreation.

Jan. 10, 2017

St. Johns, Suwannee River governing boards to consider North Florida Regional Water Supply Plan Jan. 17 in joint meeting

The governing boards of the St. Johns River and Suwannee River water management districts are meeting Jan. 17 to jointly consider the North Florida Regional Water Supply Plan.

Jan. 9, 2017

Sleepy Creek permit application withdrawn from Board agenda

Due to a legal challenge, the St. Johns River Water Management District Governing Board will not consider Consumptive Use Permit 91926-4 for applicant Sleepy Creek Land, LLC at the January 10 Governing Board meeting.

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