April 6, 2022

Rainfall Dashboard update

Daily: 0.06
Monthly: 8.42
Yearly: 53.08
March 22, 2022

Prescribed fire today at Sunnyhill Restoration Area North Tract

The District is conducting a 244-acre prescribed burn Tuesday at its Sunnyhill Restoration Area North Tract in Marion County.
March 18, 2022

Road closures at Lake Apopka North Shore begin March 21

Construction will begin next week on the Lake Apopka North Shore to mitigate erosion damage caused when water is discharged from the canal or attached cells.
March 15, 2022

District, FDEP and NOAA partner to collect ocean and coastal mapping data for the Indian River Lagoon

Sharing similar goals to conserve and manage natural resources, the District, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) are partnering to acquire topobathymetric data (an underwater map) for the Indian River Lagoon (IRL).
March 8, 2022

District proclaims April 2022 as Springs Protection Awareness Month

The District has long been dedicated to protecting Florida’s springs. Demonstrating that commitment, the District’s Governing Board approved a proclamation designating April as Springs Protection Awareness Month for the ninth consecutive year.
March 8, 2022

District proclamation designates April as Water Conservation Month

Water conservation is at the core of the District’s mission of protecting and ensuring the sustainability of Florida’s water supplies.
March 8, 2022

District plugs 62 free-flowing wells, saving 10.4 million gallons per day of water

Since October, the District has plugged 62 free-flowing wells saving 10.4 million gallons of water a day.
March 8, 2022

Below-average rainfall districtwide in February

February brought well below-average rainfall to the region, with signs of drought showing in the central and northern region of the District as reported in the U.S. Drought Monitor.
February 22, 2022

Application deadline to share in agricultural cost-share funds is March 14

The St. Johns River Water Management District is accepting applications through March 14 from farmers, growers and ranchers interested in participating in the Silver Springs Springshed Cost-share Program.
February 14, 2022

District Governing Board approves Regional Water Supply Plan

The St. Johns River Water Management District Governing Board approved a regional water supply plan to address current and long-term water supply needs in the Central Springs/East Coast (CSEC) region on Tuesday.
February 11, 2022

Public meeting March 3 to discuss model peer review for Johns Lake

The District will hold a public meeting on March 3 to begin the peer review process for the surface water model for Johns Lake in Orange and Lake counties.
February 9, 2022

East public access point closed at Fort Drum Marsh Conservation Area

The east public access point into the Fort Drum Marsh Conservation Area located in Indian River County will be closed weekdays beginning Feb.9 through the end of the month.
February 9, 2022

Volunteer donations fund Lake Apopka project

Thanks to donations made to the Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive, the District and volunteers were able to provide a new resting place for both birds and humans alike, complete with picnic tables, covered shelter area and bird perches.
February 8, 2022

District shares series of articles on science behind algal blooms, continues partnerships to address causes

District scientists and partners are sharing data, analyses and insights to help improve water quality and overall health of the Indian River Lagoon region and other water bodies through a series of articles in a scientific journal.
February 8, 2022

Below-average rainfall districtwide in January

January brought well below average rainfall to the region, with Marion County receiving the least amount of rain for the month at .83 inches.