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Permitting News You Can Use

Regulatory newsletter focuses on helpful information for permit holders and applicants to understand and navigate the regulatory process.

Water Plant Construction
Cost-share funding opportunities

Applications will be accepted until March 13, 2015, for cost-share funding for water conservation and construction projects that will contribute to water conservation, alternative water supply development, water quality/​nutrient-loading reduction or water resource development.

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Know your watering days

During Eastern Standard Time, watering is allowed one day per week on designated days. Learn about districtwide watering restrictions.

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Lobbyist registration requirements

New requirements went into effect July 1, 2014. Find information for persons who wish to lobby the District and how to register that intent.

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Strategic initiatives

The District has identified strategic initiatives, is focusing work and dedicating staff and financial resources to these areas.

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Springs protection projects

The District’s Springs Protection Initiative is building on years of work with other agencies to increase knowledge and understanding about the region’s springs, while also working to protect springs systems.

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Pages focus on Indian River Lagoon’s health

Stay informed on the work under way to investigate and address challenges facing the Indian River Lagoon.

Water your lawn only when it needs it and follow the watering restrictions.

District news

March 4, 2015

Controlled burn today at Longleaf Flatwoods Reserve in Alachua County

The District is conducting a 127-acre prescribed fire today at the Longleaf Flatwoods Reserve in Alachua County to reduce hazardous fuels and maintain fire-dependent ecosystems

Feb. 13, 2015

District partners with Vero Beach to improve lagoon water quality

The District is partnering with the city of Vero Beach on a project to help improve water quality in the Indian River Lagoon

Feb. 10, 2015

Strategy being developed to protect Silver Springs and ensure adequate water supplies

The District is developing a prevention and recovery strategy to avoid or offset unacceptable impacts to Silver Springs that are caused by consumptive uses of water

Jan. 30, 2015

District partnering with GRU on water-saving technology

The District will continue to partner with Gainesville Regional Utilities on its program to replace old analog-style water meters with digital “smart” meters that support water conservation

Dec. 11, 2014

$15 million earmarked for cost-share projects

The District has earmarked $15 million in its fiscal year 2015–2016 budget process to partner with public and private entities on projects that conserve water, contribute to developing alternative water supplies and sources, or improve surface water quality

Dec. 4, 2014

Water control structures opened on Harris Chain

The District opened the Burrell and Moss Bluff locks and dams in Lake and Marion counties on Dec. 5 due to rising water levels. The structures are open for the first time in more than 2 1/2 years

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Watering restrictions

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Why do we have watering restrictions?

To maintain healthy lawns and save water.

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St. Johns River Water Management District
4049 Reid Street, Palatka, FL 32177
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