This week, the District joins other entities across the nation in celebrating the special waterways known as estuaries, where fresh and saltwater meet. National Estuaries Week recognizes these “cradles of life” where many species are born and grow before moving out to sea.

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Latest District News

Tax table for fiscal year 2020 through 2021

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Media inquiries

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Nancy Rubin

Communications Manager
Office: 904-448-7935
Mobile: 904-716-5574

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Teresa Monson

Public Communications Coordinator
Office: 904-730-6258
Mobile: 904-545-5064


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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