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$1.5 million available to farmers to support water-saving technologies

PALATKA, Fla., May 26, 2017 — The St. Johns River Water Management District is accepting applications through July 28 from farmers interested in participating in cost-share funding for agricultural projects that promote water conservation and improve water quality in area waterways. Up to $1.5 million is available to support the efforts.

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  • Court rules in district’s favor over legal challenge
    • PALATKA, Fla., May 24, 2017 — Wednesday, Administrative Law Judge E. Gary Early issued a final order dismissing a challenge to the St. Johns River Water Management District’s emergency rule regarding Silver Springs’ minimum flows and levels. St. Johns Riverkeeper, Florida Defenders of the Environment, Silver Springs Alliance and Alice Gardiner had sought an order invalidating the rule.
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  • Florida Water Star awards six participants for water conservation efforts
    • MAITLAND, Fla., May 23, 2017 — Florida Water StarSM presented six awards to local organizations and individuals for their work to further water conservation. Developed by the St. Johns River Water Management District and launched in 2007, the Florida Water Star program provides water conservation certification for homes, entire communities and commercial developments.
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  • Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive Open Memorial Day
    • MAITLAND, Fla., May 22, 2017 — The St. Johns River Water Management District’s popular wildlife drive at Lake Apopka is open Memorial Day, Monday, May 29. While the drive is typically closed Monday through Thursday, the district is opening the lands to offer residents an additional opportunity to enjoy the drive through the holiday weekend.
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  • Longwood project benefits water supply and water quality
    • MAITLAND, Fla., May 22, 2017 — A stormwater holding area in Longwood is undergoing work that will benefit water supply and water quality. The St. Johns River Water Management District contributed $134,710 to the project through its cost-share program.
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  • District donates more surplus items to REDI community partners
    • PALATKA, Fla., May 19, 2017 — Five communities were notified last week that they will receive a variety of all-terrain vehicles, computers and field equipment from the St. Johns River Water Management District's program to donate surplus equipment to economically disadvantaged Rural Economic Development Initiative (REDI) communities.
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