Current Water Conditions

06-19-2018
levels
Lake Okeechobee
14.07ft
06-18-2018
rainfall
Month to date
3.84in
06-19-2018
storage
View map of major storage areas and available capacity

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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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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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