September 30, 2022

Rainfall Dashboard update

Daily: 2.36
Monthly: 12.33
Yearly: 51.89
September 28, 2022

District takes additional precautions as Hurricane Ian approaches west coast

In anticipation of heavy rainfall, the District continues to proactively take steps to help minimize flooding. In the Upper St. Johns River Basin and Upper Ocklawaha River Basin.
September 27, 2022

District reduces tax rate for 10th year, funds major water supply projects in nearly $164 million budget

While funding an unprecedented number of projects, the St. Johns River Water Management District’s Governing Board on Tuesday adopted its fiscal year 2022‒2023 budget and reduced its millage rate for a 10th consecutive year
September 27, 2022

District to close all public lands as Hurricane Ian continues to shift east

The District will close all District-managed navigational locks, campgrounds and properties, to include trails and day use areas, throughout its 18-county region Tuesday, Sept. 27
September 27, 2022

District prepares for Hurricane Ian as path shifts east overnight

The District is closely monitoring Hurricane Ian and is taking proactive measures to help manage the anticipated rainfall in the coming days.
September 26, 2022

District urges preparedness as forecast puts Florida in Tropical Depression path

The District is closely monitoring Tropical Depression Nine and is preparing for potential heavy rainfall throughout the region.
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.