South Florida Water Management District

Current Water Conditions

04-15-2024
levels
Lake Okeechobee
14.87ft
04-12-2024
rainfall
Month to date
0.44in
04-15-2024
storage
View map of major storage areas and available capacity

In The News

Join the South Florida Water Management District for the first public meeting about the 2024…

The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Governing Board proclaimed April as Water…

The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) is making a temporary change in operations…

Renowned for its wading birds and wildlife, America’s Everglades is a one-of-a-kind ecosystem…

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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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