Message from the Executive Director Dr. Ann Shortelle

Completion of Paynes Prairie structure provides multiple benefits

Any day that you get to celebrate completion of a project that will benefit Florida’s water resources is a good one! The Florida State Park Service, Florida Department of Transportation and district staff are celebrating the completion of the Prairie Creek Diversion Structure Replacement Project, located near Micanopy.

District staff visit the Prairie Creek Diversion Structure Replacement Project site

Latest District News

Communications staff posing for a picture

District receives statewide award for public outreach

The district’s Office of Communications was recently honored by the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) with a Golden Image Award for its Blue Schools Grant Program video.

District IT department receiving an award

District receives award for technology innovation

A mobile application developed by the district’s Office of Information Technology recently earned recognition for its innovative use of technology.

Image of rainfall for July 2019

Above-average July rainfall in most areas, but drier along the coast

Data collected by the St. Johns River Water Management District shows July 2019 rainfall was above average in most areas of north and central Florida, but some coastal areas, particularly in the southern portion of the district, were drier.

SJRWMD logo on a blue background

Public teleconference Aug. 15 to discuss model peer review for lakes Apshawa and Sylvan

The district will host a teleconference to discuss the selection of surface water model peer reviewers in support of the MFLs determination for Lake Apshawa South and Sylvan Lake.

View of Crane Creek from under the shadow of a tree

District plans community meeting Crane Creek/M-1 Canal Flow Restoration Project

The district will hold a community meeting to exchange information with people interested in the Crane Creek/M-1 Canal Flow Restoration Project Restoration Project

Media inquiries

Headshot of Nancy Rubin

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


Understanding the value of water

A district land manager pets a pot bellied pig
John Richmond at structure facility
Bees on a honey comb

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Media resources


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