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Media inquiries

Tiffany Cowie

Communications Director
Phone: 386‑329‑4571
Cell: 334-779-7092
Email: tcowie@sjrwmd.com

Teresa Monson

Jacksonville
Office: 904-730-6258
Mobile: 904-545-5064
Email: tmonson@sjrwmd.com

Danielle Spears

Maitland
Office: 407-659-4836
Mobile: 407-961-3838
Email: dspears@sjrwmd.com

Ed Garland

Palm Bay
Office: 321-676-6612
Mobile: 321-863-0055
Email: egarland@sjrwmd.com

Water News — Message from the Executive Director

After the rain stopped and hurricane-force winds quieted, it was evident that an extensive road to recovery lie ahead for those affected by Hurricane Michael. To help out along that journey, the District and its staff collected available personnel and equipment to serve in the Panhandle as well as assist the Northwest Florida Water Management District in restoring operations.

Latest District News

Moss Bluff reopens to navigational access following repairs

The Moss Bluff Lock has reopened to boat traffic following maintenance and repair work. The district operates three locks and dams in its 18-county service area to help manage lake levels.

Postponed: Oct. 18 Southern recreational public meeting

The district’s Southern recreational public meeting has been postponed. The public meeting was originally scheduled for Oct. 18 at 6:30 p.m. A new date will be announced as soon as possible.

New location announced for Nov. 7 Flagler County Wetland Restoration Project public meeting

On Nov. 7, the district will hold the second of two community meetings to share information with stakeholders interested in the Flagler County Wetland Restoration Project. The location of the meeting has changed to ensure there is ample seating — the new location will comfortably seat nearly 1,000 people.

Cost-share funds available to farmers for water-saving technologies

The district is accepting applications through Nov. 30 from farmers interested in participating in cost-share funding for agricultural projects that promote water conservation and improve water quality in area waterways.

District provides an update on rainfall, aquifer and surface water conditions as Hurricane Michael approaches the panhandle

The district recently presented data that provided a snapshot of rainfall, aquifer and surface water conditions across the district’s 18-county service area.

We’ve improved our online camping reservation features

Group camping reservations on St. Johns River Water Management District land just got easier. The district is now using Sunrise Reservations to ensure faster turnaround times for group camping reservations and vehicular access to designated properties.

Media inquiries

Tiffany Cowie

Director, Division of Management Services and Public Affairs
Office: 386‑329‑4571
Mobile: 334-799-7092
Email: tcowie@sjrwmd.com

Teresa Monson

Jacksonville
Office: 904-730-6258
Mobile: 904-545-5064
Email: tmonson@sjrwmd.com

Danielle Spears

Maitland
Office: 407-659-4836
Mobile: 407-961-3838
Email: dspears@sjrwmd.com

Ed Garland

Palm Bay
Office: 321-676-6612
Mobile: 321-863-0055
Email: egarland@sjrwmd.com

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Cost-share projects

Lake Apopka: Road to recovery

CFWI Update

How the district protects water bodies: An overview of MFLs