Big Cypress Basin Completes Water Infrastructure Project to Improve Flood Protection and Regional Water Management

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. 

SFWMD Seeking Public Input on Draft Sea Level Rise and Flood Resiliency Plan


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

Five Steps You Can Take to Prepare for Hurricane Season

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.

Five things you can do to prepare for the wet season: