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New Tiger Bay weir offers both water quality and quantity benefits

PALATKA, Fla., Dec. 2, 2016 -- The St. Johns River Water Management District, with the city of Daytona Beach, Volusia County and the Florida Forest Service, celebrated Friday the completion of a new weir across Tiger Bay Canal that enhances recharge to the aquifer system, benefits nearby Indian Lake and decreases stormwater discharges to the Tomoka/Halifax river system.

Partnership leads to investment of more than $1 million to help secure Florida’s water supply

MAITLAND, Fla., Dec. 2, 2016 -- Work is nearly complete on the installation of 1.5 miles of reclaimed water main within the city of Apopka. The St. Johns River Water Management District provided $231,254 for the project, which complements other reclaimed water projects in the city.

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  • Controlled burn today at Buck Lake Conservation Area in Brevard County
    • PALM BAY, Fla., Nov. 30, 2016 -- The St. Johns River Water Management District is conducting a 53-acre prescribed fire today at the Buck Lake Conservation Area in Brevard County. The purpose of the controlled burn is to enhance scrubby flatwoods for the Florida scrub jay and other wildlife species.
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  • Controlled burn today at Blue Cypress Conservation Area in Indian River County
    • PALM BAY, Fla., Nov. 18, 2016 -- The St. Johns River Water Management District is conducting a 1,000-acre prescribed fire today at the Blue Cypress Conservation Area in Indian River County. The purpose of the controlled burn is to reduce organic fuels in an area north of the property’s boat ramp.
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  • District builds safer lagoon monitoring platforms
    • PALM BAY, Fla., Nov. 17, 2016 -- St. Johns River Water Management District researchers will be safer while checking the status of water quality monitoring equipment in the Indian River Lagoon, thanks to new platforms the agency is constructing at five locations.
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  • District Governing Board elects officers
    • PALATKA, Fla., Nov. 15, 2016 -- The St. Johns River Water Management District’s Governing Board on Tuesday re-elected John A. Miklos of Orlando to serve as board chairman for a fourth year.
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  • Average annual rainfall is below average districtwide
    • PALATKA, Fla., Nov. 15, 2016 -- Despite experiencing above average rainfall across most of the St. Johns River Water Management District during October, the district continues to see a deficit when compared to a 12-month average. A full report outlining rainfall totals for October and the previous 12 months was presented at November’s Governing Board meeting.
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  • Board approves $1.5 million in agricultural cost-share project
    • PALATKA, Fla., Nov. 15, 2016 -- The St. Johns River Water Management District Governing Board Tuesday approved the rankings of projects that will share $1.5 million in agricultural cost-share funds to assist farmers, growers and ranchers in water conservation projects that conserve water and result in nutrient loading reductions.
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  • Bike rides bring additional traffic to Lake Apopka Loop Trail
    • MAITLAND, Fla., Nov. 14, 2016 -- Visitors to the St. Johns River Water Management District’s Lake Apopka North Shore should expect additional bicycle traffic on western segments of the non-motorized loop trail on select dates.
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  • Media advisory - Youth deer hunt to be held on district lands
    • PALATKA, Fla., Nov. 10, 2016 -- The St. Johns River Water Management District is partnering with the Gainesville chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission for a youth deer hunt Nov. 11-13 at the River Styx portion of Longleaf Flatwoods Reserve and the north tract of Newnans Lake Conservation Area in Alachua County.
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  • Veterans group visits Sunnyhill Restoration Area for deer hunt
    • MAITLAND, Fla., Nov. 10, 2016 -- The St. Johns River Water Management District's Sunnyhill Restoration Area in Marion County will host veteran's group Operation Outdoor Freedom for a guided deer hunt Nov. 15-17.
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  • All SJRWMD public lands have reopened for fall recreation
    • PALATKA, Fla., Nov. 9, 2016 -- All district lands are open once again to the pubic after extensive cleanup following Hurricane Matthew last month. The Fort Drum Marsh Conservation Area reopened late last week in time for the start of hunting season, and Pellicer Creek Conservation Area reopened Tuesday.
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  • Media Advisory - Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive open on Veterans Day
    • MAITLAND, Fla., Nov. 7, 2016 -- The St. Johns River Water Management District’s popular wildlife drive at Lake Apopka is open on Veterans Day, Friday, Nov. 11.
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  • Media Advisory - Public workshop Nov. 9 on DeLeon Springs and Lake Cowpen MFLs
    • PALATKA, Fla., Nov. 7, 2016 -- The St. Johns River Water Management District is holding a rule development workshop to provide information and receive public comments on proposed rule amendments to adopt minimum flows for DeLeon Springs in Volusia County and amend minimum water levels for Lake Cowpen in Putnam County.
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  • North Florida Regional Water Supply Plan headed for Governing Board consideration
    • PALATKA, Fla., Nov. 4, 2016 -- The stakeholder advisory committee of the North Florida Regional Water Supply Partnership Wednesday unanimously voted to support and recommend approval of the draft regional water supply plan for north Florida to the governing boards of the St. Johns River and Suwannee River water management districts.
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  • Watering restrictions change Nov. 6
    • MAITLAND, Fla., Nov. 1, 2016 -- Reset your sprinklers when you reset your clocks to mark the end of daylight saving time at 2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 6. The change coincides with a shift in watering restrictions across the St. Johns River Water Management District, designed to ensure the efficient use of water for landscape irrigation.
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  • Scientists install water monitors in Upper St. Johns River Basin
    • PALM BAY, Fla., Oct. 24, 2016 -- St. Johns River Water Management District scientists have installed four water quality monitors in the headwaters of the St. Johns River to help the district best manage the black water systems and marshes of the waterway.
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  • New trails open on the Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive
    • MAITLAND, Fla., Oct. 20, 2016 -- The St. Johns River Water Management District is opening 2.5 miles of new trails on the popular district-owned Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive. The new segments will help alleviate traffic bottlenecks.
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