South Florida Water Management District

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Lake Okeechobee
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The Buckhead Ridge S-127 Boat Lock on Lake Okeechobee's North Shore will be temporarily closed…

Join the South Florida Water Management District for an upcoming Resiliency Coordination Forum…

Did you know our SFWMD team worked over 20,000 hours during both hurricanes?

Did you know the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) uses cutting-edge GIS…

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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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Tropical Storm Nicole and Hurricane Ian: Emergency Orders

There is an interconnected water management system in Central and Southern Florida, and flood control is a shared responsibility between the SFWMD, county and city governments, local drainage districts, HOAs, and residents. The District continues to operate the regional flood control system. 

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