September 29, 2020

Rainfall Dashboard update

Daily: 0.42
Monthly: 7.95
Yearly: 51.00
September 22, 2020
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District reduces tax rate for eighth year, funds major projects in $242 million budget

The District’s Governing Board on Tuesday adopted its fiscal year 2020-2021 budget and reduced its millage rate for an eighth consecutive year, keeping taxes low while providing significant funds for water resource protection and cost-share projects.
September 9, 2020
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Free webinar series on Florida’s water resources continues

The District’s free Thursday morning webinar series continues with upcoming discussions about waterwise landscaping, agricultural innovation and how aerial imagery can help the District protect water resources.
September 9, 2020
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District Board adopts five-year strategic plan, votes to fund water quality monitoring and rough fish harvests

The District’s Governing Board on Tuesday approved its 2021–2025 Strategic Plan, a five-year outlook for the agency in its work to protect water supplies, water quality and ecosystems, as well as protecting people, property and infrastructure from flooding.
September 8, 2020
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August rainfall was plentiful across central and north Florida

August brought above-average rainfall across much of the District and shrank a 12-month rainfall deficit in Putnam, St. Johns and Flagler counties.
September 4, 2020
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District unveils new Bayard Conservation Area parking and picnic areas

The eagerly anticipated new trailhead, picnic area and expanded parking area for the Bayard Conservation Area on State Road 16 in Clay County is now open, the District announced today.
September 3, 2020
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District Governing Board to meet through public teleconference Sept. 8

The District Governing Board will hold its regular monthly meeting and budget hearing on Sept. 8 via teleconference.
September 3, 2020
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Public webinar Sept. 24 to discuss MFLs for lakes Brooklyn and Geneva

The district will hold a public webinar on Sept. 24 to discuss draft minimum flows and levels (MFLs) for lakes Brooklyn and Geneva, in Clay and Bradford counties.
August 31, 2020
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District, FFS partnering on projects to reduce wildfire risk for Wedgefield community

The District and the Florida Forest Service (FFS) are teaming up on a wildfire fuels mitigation project to help reduce the risk of catastrophic wildfires along the boundary between Hal Scott Regional Preserve and Park and the Wedgefield community in Orange County.
August 24, 2020
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District to hold public workshops on draft 2020 MFLs priority list and schedule

The district will hold two public workshops, including a joint workshop with Southwest and South Florida water management districts, on the draft 2020 minimum flows and levels priority list and schedule.
August 24, 2020
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Looking for online educational resources? Visit www.sjrwmd.com

Take an online adventure into the world of water — visit the district’s updated educational webpages.
August 21, 2020
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Minimize your flooding risk by doing these five things

As Florida keeps a close eye on the path of Tropical Storm Laura, here are five tips from the district to prepare for heavy rains from severe storms, including torrential rain from recent summer thunderstorms.
August 13, 2020
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Cocoa Beach cost-share project is another win for the Indian River Lagoon

The city of Cocoa Beach has completed improvements to its water reclamation facility, thanks in part to the district’s 2019 cost-share program.
August 11, 2020
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Minimum flows and levels, strategy to protect Lake Butler near completion

The district is nearing completion of the process to set protective minimum flows and levels (MFLs) for Lake Butler, a 296-acre sandhill lake in Volusia County.
August 11, 2020
A map illustrates rainfall conditions in July across the St. Johns River Water Management District

Volusia gets a foot of rain in July while north Florida rain stays below average

Along with the threat of a hurricane at the end of July, some portions of the district received copious rainfall.