NAPLES, Fla. - The entire Big Cypress Basin (BCB) Board along with officials from Collier County and Audubon's Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary celebrated the completion of an upgraded water control structure in Naples that borders portions of the Bird Rookery Swamp and Audubon's Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary.
Big Cypress Basin Completes Water Infrastructure Project to Improve Flood Protection and Regional Water Management
The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) is closely monitoring a tropical disturbance and is preparing the regional water management system for potential heavy rainfall. The current forecast suggests heavy rains may start as early as this evening and end Saturday afternoon as the storm passes off the east coast of Florida.
The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD), as part of our ongoing efforts to address the impacts of rising sea levels, extreme weather events and changing rainfall and flood patterns, is encouraging stakeholders and the public to provide comments on the draft District Sea Level Rise and Flood Resiliency Plan.
Your South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) works year-round to protect communities from flooding and ensure South Florida's primary flood control system is ready for storms. June is Flood Control Awareness Month, and SFWMD encourages you to learn more about flood control.
Did you know? Flood control is a shared responsibility between SFWMD, local governments, drainage districts, homeowner associations and you.