Hurricane Nicole: Director Drew Bartlett Provides Final Update on Response Efforts

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.

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Hurricane Nicole: Director Drew Bartlett Provides Update on Response Efforts

South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Executive Director Drew Bartlett provided an update this afternoon 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 as it passed through the SFWMD region in the last 24 hours. No major issues were reported during the storm.

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Tropical Storm Update

South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Executive Director Drew Bartlett provided an update this afternoon from the SFWMD’s Emergency Operations Center on the District’s preparation efforts for Tropical Storm Nicole. 

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Preparing the Water Management System for Anticipated Storm Impacts

The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) is closely monitoring Subtropical Storm Nicole and continues to prepare the regional water management system for anticipated storm-related impacts. The current forecast suggests this storm may produce heavy rainfall by Wednesday night and Thursday across the Florida Peninsula.

In preparation for Subtropical Storm Nicole, SFWMD continues to take proactive actions to increase the readiness of the regional flood control system. Preparations include:

Hurricane Ian Update: Chairman Chauncey Goss and Director Drew Bartlett Provide Update on SFWMD’s Ongoing Response Efforts

South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Governing Board Chairman Chauncey Goss and Executive Director Drew Bartlett provided an update this afternoon from the SFWMD’s Emergency Operations Center on the District’s ongoing response efforts to Hurricane Ian.

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