Current Water Conditions

08-14-2018
levels
14.54ft
08-14-2018
rainfall
2.42in
08-14-2018
storage

In The News

Governing Board Approves New Structure to Move More Water South
Governing Board Awards Contract to Complete Lakeside Ranch STA
SFWMD Unveils YouTube Channel
SFWMD Emergency Actions Making Progress to Lower Water Levels
Federico Fernandez, Governing Board Chairman

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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 8.1 million.

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Federico Fernandez, Governing Board Chairman

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SFWMD Receives Federal Review Assessment of Proposed EAA Storage Reservoir Plan
The South Florida Water Management (SFWMD) conducted a study to achieve the goals that address the need for additional water storage, treatment and conveyance south of Lake Okeechobee. The goals of the Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) Storage Reservoir project are to reduce damaging discharges from Lake Okeechobee to the northern estuaries by providing additional water storage, treatment and conveyance south to the Everglades where the water is needed. The Assistant Secretary of the Army (ASA) reviewed the study to determine feasibility and compliance with federal laws and regulations and determined the SFWMD’s plan for the EAA Storage Reservoir is feasible. The SFWMD received the ASA’s assessment on May 31, 2018.
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