South Florida Water Management District

Current Water Conditions

05-28-2024
levels
Lake Okeechobee
05-25-2024
rainfall
Month to date
1.17in
05-28-2024
storage
View map of major storage areas and available capacity

In The News

The annual Atlantic hurricane season begins on Saturday, June 1, and it is important for all of…

The S-135 Boat Lock on Lake Okeechobee at the J&S Fish Camp in Martin County is temporarily…

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

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

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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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