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Central Everglades Planning Project
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Annual Environmental Report Highlights Restoration Progress, State of the South Florida Ecosystem
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Protecting South Florida's Coastal Estuaries
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SFWMD Recognizes April as Water Conservation Month
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SFWMD Begins Next Steps of Land Assessment Process
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Governing Board
Agendas & Minutes

See what is scheduled for discussion or decision making at upcoming Governing Board meetings or review what happened at previous meetings.

Water Resources Advisory Commission (WRAC) Agendas & Minutes
The Water Resources Advisory Commission is made up of a diverse cross-section of representatives from the private and public sectors. The Commission works with the Governing Board to make well-informed water resource decisions.

Big Cypress Basin Board Agendas & Minutes
The Big Cypress Basin Board sets the regional policy, budget and millage rate for the Basin, which includes Collier County and part of Monroe County.

Budget & Finance
The District provides online access to budget documents and monthly financial statements to demonstrate how tax dollars are being invested to manage and protect South Florida's water resources.

Notice of Permit Applications Received
Browse weekly online listings of all permit applications submitted to the District. A hard copy of this report is available each week at the reception desk in the B-1 Building of SFWMD headquarters.

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Dry Season Update - April One of the Driest Months of the Year

For 16 straight years, the South Florida Water Management District has observed April as Water Conservation Month, the height of the dry season. The region historically averages about 18 inches of rainfall during the entire dry season, which typically starts in November and goes through May. As of April 10, South Florida's dry season rainfall was near average with 11.07 inches. Water conservation remains important in April and May, normally two of the driest months of the year. 

The South Florida Water Management District continues to operate the regional water management system to maximize water storage while providing flood control during periods of localized, intense rainfall, that can occur during the dry season.

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