Effective Immediately: All SFWMD-managed lands in Orange, Osceola, Polk, Highlands, Okeechobee, Glades, Hendry, St. Lucie, Martin and Palm Beach counties are now open. All other SFWMD-managed lands remain open for public access.
South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Executive Director Drew Bartlett provided a final update this evening from the SFWMD’s Emergency Operations Center on the District’s response efforts for Hurricane Nicole.
The storm brought an average of 2-3 inches of rain in the northern portions of SFWMD's boundary. Regional water management systems responded well to the rainfall. Inspections today revealed no major issues associated with the regional water management system.