July 13, 2020

Rainfall Dashboard update

Daily: 0.07
Monthly: 5.94
Yearly: 47.49
July 7, 2020
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District Governing Board to meet July 14

The district Governing Board will conduct its regular monthly meeting on July 14 both electronically and in-person.
July 1, 2020

Learn about Florida’s water resources in free webinar series

The district’s free Thursday morning webinar series continues with upcoming discussions about the Water Less outdoor water conservation campaign, setting minimum flows and levels and ensuring resiliency in Florida’s communities.
June 22, 2020
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District conducting pilot project to remove nuisance vegetation from DeBary Bayou

The district is conducting a pilot project in the DeBary Bayou in Volusia County involving the mechanical removal of nuisance and exotic vegetation.
June 11, 2020
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Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive reopens to vehicles

The district’s Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive is reopening to vehicular access on Friday, June 12.
June 9, 2020
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Board approves rulemaking kickoff for Lake Butler minimum flows and levels

The district’s Governing Board on Tuesday authorized staff to begin rulemaking to set minimum flows and levels (MFLs) for Lake Butler, in Volusia County.
June 9, 2020
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Central Florida water conservation projects under consideration for state funding

Two water conservation projects in the district’s portion of the Central Florida Water Initiative (CFWI) are under consideration for funding through a CFWI Water Conservation Cost-Share Program.
June 9, 2020
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Improved rainfall in May was good start to Florida’s rainy season

After a slow start, Florida’s rainy season kicked off in mid to late May, which rounded out the month with above-average rainfall.
June 8, 2020
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District pilot project working to reduce phosphorus discharges to Doctors Lake watershed

A full-scale demonstration project of the district to remove phosphorus from treated wastewater is now working to reduce the overabundance of nutrients that cause algal blooms in Doctors Lake in Clay County. 
June 3, 2020
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Watch the weather, wait to water this summer

Summer afternoon showers and tropical rainfall mean that Mother Nature may be able to handle much of your lawn sprinkling over the next few months, saving water and your money.
June 3, 2020
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District Governing Board to meet through public teleconference in June

Following Gov. Ron DeSantis’ directions to limit the size of public gatherings and practice social distancing to reduce the spread of COVID-19, the district Governing Board will hold its regular monthly meeting on June 9 through teleconference.
June 1, 2020
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District executive director Dr. Ann Shortelle is featured presenter for free June 4 webinar

District Executive Director Dr. Ann Shortelle is the featured speaker on June 4 in the district’s free educational webinar series.
May 29, 2020
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Water managers prepare for hurricane season, offer tips to homeowners

With the start of hurricane season just days away, the district's website provides easy access to valuable data and information to assist the public and local governments before, during and after severe storm events.
May 28, 2020
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District’s Blue School Grant Program accepting applications June 1–Sept. 4

Now entering the fifth year of its Blue School Grant Program, the district anticipates offering up to $20,000 in grants for education projects that enrich student knowledge of Florida’s water resources through hands-on learning.
May 27, 2020
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District takes top honors for water conservation campaign

The district’s Office of Communications was recently honored by the Jacksonville Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) with a Grand All Image Award for its 2019 “Fall Back” outdoor water conservation campaign.