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Message from the Executive Director Dr. Ann Shortelle

Preliminary budget reflects District’s core mission priorities on behalf of taxpayers

As we start the new calendar year, we are excited to share with the public and our lawmakers the work of the St. Johns River Water Management District through our submission of the District’s fiscal year 2020–21 preliminary budget.

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Latest District News

Pictured: Rep. Travis Cummings, District Executive Director Dr. Ann Shortelle and Sen. Rob Bradley at the August 2018 legislative funding announcement event.

District and CCUA partnering on septic-to-sewer conversions to benefit Doctors Lake

The district Governing Board today approved an agreement with Clay County Utility Authority (CCUA) to convert up to 79 septic tanks to central sewer on properties adjacent to Doctors Lake.

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Prescribed fire today at Sunnyhill Restoration Area in Marion County

The district is conducting a 173-acre prescribed burn Monday at the Sunnyhill Restoration Area north tract, on the eastside of the property along Southeast 182nd Avenue Road in Marion County.

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December rainfall was above average

December brought above-average rain across most of the 18 counties of the district, increasing lake levels in the Upper Ocklawaha River Basin and groundwater levels in the Floridan aquifer.

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District closes Harris Bayou Spillway

The district has closed the Harris Bayou Spillway, and flow at the Burrell and Moss Bluff dams has been reduced to base flow and should not adversely affect downstream areas.

District staff using a drip torch to start a prescribed fire

Prescribed fire today at Orange Creek Restoration Area in Marion County

The district is conducting a 65-acre prescribed burn Friday at the Orange Creek Restoration Area on the southeastern portion of the property, along a portion of County Road 318 in Marion County.

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

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