Community and Residents
Your Resource for South Florida Water Information
The South Florida Water Management District has something useful for everyone, whether you enjoy sun-drenched South Florida year-round or are here just for a visit.
Discover South Florida's Natural Areas
The District manages public lands that are needed to protect our region's water resources. But these lands also offer wonderful opportunities to discover South Florida's many unique, natural areas. Learn where you can hike for miles along tree-covered trails, sit undisturbed and observe native birds and wildlife or canoe through peaceful waterways.
Count on Us When the Weather is Extreme
When the weather turns foul, emergency response becomes a vital part of the District's work. Hurricanes, tropical storms, droughts and water shortages all require water management action, and the District is ready with the expertise to respond. Here you will find information on how to prepare for floods in your neighborhood as well as information on landscape watering restrictions for your area.
How You Can Help
You can support the mission of the South Florida Water Management District in many ways, from finding easy ways to save water inside and outside your home or business to learning about your neighborhood drainage system and how you can make it work most efficiently. Residents and visitors alike are invited to contribute in some way to protecting South Florida's water resources.