Florida is divided into five water management districts to preserve and manage Florida’s precious water resources. The St. Johns River Water Management District is responsible for managing groundwater and surface water resources in all or part of 18 counties in northeast and east‑central Florida. Counties entirely in the District are Nassau, Baker, Brevard, Clay, Duval, Flagler, Seminole, Indian River, St. Johns and Volusia. Counties partially in the District are Alachua, Okeechobee, Bradford, Orange, Osceola, Putnam, Lake and Marion. District staff work from service centers in Palatka, Jacksonville, Maitland and Palm Bay.
“Ensure the sustainable use and protection of water resources
for the benefits of the people of the District and the state of Florida.”
To implement a regional strategy to provide sufficient water for users and the environment
To prevent increases in flooding and operate and maintain the District’s regional flood control projects
Learn more about the District’s work
For additional information about the District and our work, please visit the following locations: