Gov. Scott Declares State of Emergency - 5 Counties
Governor Rick Scott declared a state of emergency for Dixie, Hillsborough, Pasco, Pinellas, and Taylor Counties to support emergency response and recovery operations for communities inundated by heavy rains. The Governor’s office will continue to monitor the flooding situation in Alachua, Bradford, Citrus, Hernando, Levy, Manatee, Polk, Sarasota, and Union counties.Read the full release.
Update Senate Bill 536 Study
Senate Bill 536 passed in the 2014 legislative session. The Bill requires a comprehensive study on the expansion of the use of reclaimed water, stormwater, and excess surface water in Florida. The draft study report is available for review. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection will accept written comments on the draft report until September 18, 2015. Hurricane SeasonAre you storm ready? Stay informed. Make a plan. Build a kit. Know the route.Visit READY for more information.