South Florida Water Management District

Current Water Conditions

05-21-2024
levels
Lake Okeechobee
05-21-2024
rainfall
Month to date
1.03in
05-21-2024
storage
View map of major storage areas and available capacity

In The News

Did you know the use of reclaimed water reduces the demand on our underground aquifers and…

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Did you know the South Florida Water Management District works year-round to restore and protect…

The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) will be hosting two open house meetings…

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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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