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Message from the Executive Director Dr. Ann Shortelle

Join us in our Water Less campaign to save water and help sustain our water supply

The St. Johns River Water Management District promotes water conservation year-round, but it’s something that we’re especially enthusiastic to talk about this month. The District is launching a new “Water Less” campaign to help raise awareness for simple ways to integrate outdoor water conservation into our daily lives.

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Latest District News

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Central recreation public meeting scheduled for Oct. 15

The district is hosting a public meeting to discuss updates to land management and recreation across Lake, Orange and Seminole counties as well as portions of Marion, Volusia and Brevard counties.

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Southern Recreational Public Meeting Oct. 17 in Viera

A land management update and the Upper St. Johns River Basin project are among the items to be discussed Oct. 17 during the district’s Southern Recreational Public Meeting.

Calm waters on Lake Apopka

Infrastructure project helps protect water quality in Lake Apopka

The district’s Governing Board awarded a contract Tuesday for construction services for a water quality project at the district’s Lake Apopka North Shore.

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Board approves ranking of agricultural projects to share in $1.56 million for water conservation, nutrient reduction

Thirteen agricultural projects will share in $1.56 million from the district to improve water conservation and reduce nutrient loading to area waterways.

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Dry September creating drought conditions in north Florida

Typically one of Florida’s wettest months of the year, this September was drier on average, according to data collected by the district, and drought conditions are developing in north Florida, with Baker County experiencing severe drought.

Media inquiries

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Nancy Rubin

Communications Manager
Office: 904-448-7935
Mobile: 904-716-5574
Email: nrubin@sjrwmd.com

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Teresa Monson

Public Communications Coordinator
Office: 904-730-6258
Mobile: 904-545-5064
Email: tmonson@sjrwmd.com

StreamLines

Understanding the value of water

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John Richmond at structure facility
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Media resources

Videos

District lands accommodate nature’s “sweetest” worker, the honey bee

Cost-share projects

Lake Apopka: Road to recovery

How the district protects water bodies: An overview of MFLs