Aerial - Lower St. Johns River Basin

Fast facts

The main water body in the district is the northerly flowing St. Johns River, the longest river entirely in Florida.
Other significant water bodies are the St. Marys, Nassau, Matanzas, Halifax and Ocklawaha rivers and the Indian River Lagoon.
There are 148 known springs and 1,400 lakes in the district.
Counties entirely or partially within the district are Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Brevard, Clay, Duval, Flagler, Indian River, Lake, Marion, Nassau, Okeechobee, Orange, Osceola, Putnam, St. Johns, Seminole and Volusia.
The district operates and maintains more than 100 major and minor water control structures, including 11 spillways, three navigational locks, and approximately 300 miles of levees and canals.
The district owns or manages about 735,500 acres of land (through transfers, donations, fee-simple purchases and less-than-fee acquisitions). The majority of the property is open for the public to enjoy.