October 24, 2021

Rainfall Dashboard update

Daily: 0.03
Monthly: 1.38
Yearly: 47.15
October 12, 2021
SJRWMD logo on a blue background

Board adopts 2021 Minimum Flows and Levels priority list and schedule

The District Governing Board today adopted the 2021 Minimum Flows and Levels (MFL) priority list, which lays out the agency’s plan for completing and re-evaluating MFLs through 2024.
October 12, 2021
Map and table showing rainfall in August 2021

Rainfall in September slightly below average Districtwide

While it is still storm season around the St. Johns River Water Management District, September brought rainfall slightly below the long-term average.
October 5, 2021
SJRWMD logo on a blue background

Governing Board to hold October meeting offsite in Fernandina Beach City Hall

The St. Johns River Water Management District’s Governing Board will hold its October monthly meeting offsite at Fernandina Beach City Hall on Oct. 12.
October 4, 2021
SJRWMD logo on a blue background

Southern Recreational Public Meeting Oct. 6 in Vero Beach

A land management update and the Upper St. Johns River Basin project are among the items to be discussed Oct. 6 during the District’s Southern Recreational Public Meeting.
September 30, 2021
SJRWMD logo on a blue background

District awards Blue School Grants to 14 projects focused on water resource education

Thirteen schools and 14 classroom projects in eight counties will receive Blue School Grant funding from the District for hands-on projects to enhance student development in science, technology, engineering and math.
September 28, 2021
What a typical District homeowner can expect to pay in 2020 for their water management district portion of their tax bill at 0.2189 mills

District reduces tax rate for ninth year, funds major projects in nearly $148 million budget

The District’s Governing Board on Tuesday adopted its fiscal year 2021‒2022 budget and reduced its millage rate for a ninth consecutive year.
September 24, 2021
SJRWMD logo on a blue background

ICYMI: Governor Ron DeSantis Announces More than $114 Million for Wastewater Treatment Grants to Improve Water Quality Across the State

Governor Ron DeSantis was joined by Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Secretary Shawn Hamilton and local officials to announce the awards for the Wastewater Grant Program, which was established in the Clean Waterways Act and funded in this year’s Florida Leads Budget for projects statewide to reduce nutrient pollution.
September 23, 2021
SJRWMD logo on a blue background

St. Johns River Water Management District launches portal to collect feedback on Kirkpatrick Dam and Rodman Reservoir

The St. Johns River Water Management District has launched a web-based portal to collect feedback from local community members and stakeholders regarding the Kirkpatrick Dam and Rodman Reservoir.
September 14, 2021

St. Johns River Water Management District Governing Board Names New Executive Director

The District Governing Board today unanimously appointed Michael A. Register, P.E., as the District's Executive Director.
September 14, 2021
Pipes and shut off valve in a farm field

Board approves ranking of agricultural projects to share nearly $1 million for water conservation, nutrient reduction

Ten agricultural projects will share nearly $1 million from the District to improve water conservation and reduce nutrient loading to area waterways.
September 14, 2021
Map and table showing rainfall in August 2021

Despite wet conditions, August rainfall slightly below average

August is typically the wettest month of the year, bringing rainy conditions to the District. The month wrapped up with rainfall slightly below the long-term average.
September 10, 2021
SJRWMD logo on a blue background

District Governing Board to meet Sept. 14

The District Governing Board will hold its regular monthly meeting and budget hearing on Tuesday, Sept. 14.
September 1, 2021
SJRWMD logo on a blue background

ICYMI: Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Shawn Hamilton as Secretary of the Department of Environmental Protection

Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced his appointment of Emile D. “Shawn” Hamilton as Secretary of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP).
August 31, 2021
Students seining at a shore

Reminder: District’s Blue School Grant Program Deadline Sept. 10

The deadline is fast approaching for teachers planning to apply for this year’s round of Blue School Grant Funding. Now entering the sixth year of this water education grant program, the District anticipates offering up to $20,000 in grants for projects that enrich student knowledge of Florida’s water resources through hands-on learning. The application deadline is Sept. 10.