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October 2014

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CHAIRMAN’S
MESSAGE
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Daniel O'Keefe
Governing Board Chairman

Welcome to The Ripple Effect, the South Florida Water Management District's monthly electronic newsletter that covers the latest water news — straight from the source.

October District Governing Board

With the adoption of a balanced budget in September, the South Florida Water Management District has ushered in a new fiscal year, FY2015. The October Governing Board meeting provided a timely opportunity to review the agency's key achievements in the past year as well as outline the path forward for numerous key projects... more


SFWMD Puts State Funding to Work

More than $150 million in new state funding included in the South Florida Water Management District’s recently approved budget is being put to work on an array of critical projects to improve water quality and supply for the Everglades and South Florida’s environment...more


SFWMD Seeks Projects for FY2016 Cooperative Funding Program

The South Florida Water Management District has initiated a new Cooperative Funding program that expands and builds on previous funding partnerships in support of local stormwater management, alternative water supply and water conservation projects. The application process for project funding is open now through November 21... more


In the News

Big Cypress Basin Flood Control, Water Quality Projects Move Forward
Hiking Trails Abound in South Florida's Unique Ecosystems


Water Drops

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Up-to-the-Minute Weather Conditions... more

What you can do to Save Water... more


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This Month in Photos

View restoration and water management images from around the District...more


Calendar


November 6
Water Resources Advisory Commission Meeting
9 a.m., OK Corral Gun Club, 9449 NE 48th Street, Okeechobee

November 11
SFWMD Offices Closed for the Veteran’s Day Holiday

November 13
Governing Board Meeting
9 a.m., SFWMD Headquarters, Auditorium, 3301 Gun Club Road, West Palm Beach

November 14
Long-Term Plan for Achieving Water Quality Goals Quarterly Communications Meeting
9 a.m., SFWMD B-1 Storch Conference Room, 3301 Gun Club Road, West Palm Beach

November 19
Public Meeting to Discuss Regulatory Matters
10 a.m., SFWMD B-1 Storch Conference Room, 3301 Gun Club Road, West Palm Beach

November 20
Big Cypress Basin Board Meeting
9 a.m., Collier County Board of County Commissioners Chambers, 3299 Tamiami Trail East, Naples

November 27 & 28
SFWMD Offices Closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday

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