May 20, 2022

Rainfall Dashboard update

Daily: 0.01
Monthly: 1.21
Yearly: 51.90
May 19, 2022

Prescribed fire today at Longleaf Flatwoods Reserve in Alachua County

The District is conducting a 143-acre prescribed burn Thursday at the River Styx Tract of Longleaf Flatwoods Reserve, on the northwest portion of the property.
May 16, 2022

Upgrades to Fellsmere Recreation Area will temporarily close parking area and boat ramp

The St. Johns River Water Management District will temporarily close the Fellsmere Grade Recreation Area (also known as Stick Marsh) parking area and boat ramp beginning the evening of May 22 through May 25 to conduct repairs.
May 10, 2022

Governing Board proclaims May 15-21 as Water Reuse Week

The District’s Governing Board today approved a resolution proclaiming May 15-21 as Water Reuse Week.
May 10, 2022

District cost-share program will provide $20.5 million to support regional water resource protection efforts

The District Governing Board approved $20.5 million in funding for cost-share projects for fiscal year 2022–2023.
May 10, 2022

District Board approves joint venture with Volusia County

The District’s Governing Board today approved two land purchases that will expand a popular recreation and conservation area near Osteen.
May 10, 2022

April showers brought above-average rainfall to most of the District

Two consecutive months of above-average rainfall in northeast Florida still leaves parts of the St. Johns River Water Management District’s southern region.
May 6, 2022

District to close portions of Burnt Island Road in Lochloosa Wildlife Conservation Area

The District will close a portion of Burnt Island Road in Lochloosa Wildlife Conservation Area from May 9 through May 13 to conduct repairs to a nearby airboat crossing.
April 20, 2022

Sweetwater boat ramp closed at Three Forks Conservation Area

The Sweetwater boat ramp located within the Three Forks Conservation Area, near highway 192, will be temporarily closed to conduct repairs beginning April 25 through May 16.
April 13, 2022

District will close the Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive Friday

The St. Johns River Water Management District’s Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive will be closed to vehicles on Friday, April 15.
April 12, 2022

Five agricultural projects to share nearly $552,000 to reduce water use, nutrient loading

The District Governing Board approved moving forward with contracts for five diverse agricultural projects, totaling nearly $552,000 in cost-share funds.
April 12, 2022

A wet March relieves near drought conditions throughout most of the District

After a dry February, above-average rainfall throughout most of the region relieved signs of drought in the central and northern region of the District as reported in the U.S. Drought Monitor.
April 7, 2022

Public invited to virtual Northern Recreational Public Meeting April 26

A land management update is among the items to be discussed April 26 during the District’s Northern Recreational Public Meeting.
March 18, 2022

Road closures at Lake Apopka North Shore begin March 21

Construction will begin next week on the Lake Apopka North Shore to mitigate erosion damage caused when water is discharged from the canal or attached cells.
March 15, 2022

District, FDEP and NOAA partner to collect ocean and coastal mapping data for the Indian River Lagoon

Sharing similar goals to conserve and manage natural resources, the District, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) are partnering to acquire topobathymetric data (an underwater map) for the Indian River Lagoon (IRL).