South Florida Water Management District

Current Water Conditions

02-23-2024
levels
Lake Okeechobee
16.32ft
02-22-2024
rainfall
Month to date
2.63in
02-23-2024
storage
View map of major storage areas and available capacity

In The News

Glades County, Fla. - The S-131 Boat Lock on Lake Okeechobee at Lakeport in Glades County will…

Join the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) for an upcoming Resiliency Coordination…

At the South Florida Water Management District, innovative engineering and sound science go hand…

This is the final week to apply for funding for alternative water supply and water conservation…

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The South Florida Water Management District is the oldest and largest of the state's five water management districts, managing water resources in a 16-county region that stretches from Orlando to the Florida Keys, serving a population of 9 million people.

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Featured Information

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SFWMD Issues Water Shortage Order for Northeastern Portion of Cape Coral

​​​​​​November 28, 2023 - In order to protect groundwater in the Mid-Hawthorn Aquifer, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) declared a water shortage and issued mandatory irrigation restrictions for a portion of Cape Coral and unincorporated Lee County. Landscape irrigation is limited to one day a week in the designated area for irrigation water supplied by private wells.

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