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Regional Initiative Valuing Environmental Resources (RIVER)
RIVER Governmental Cost Share Program

District funding assistance is being made available to government entities to implement projects with the following objectives:
  • Protect Florida's water supply
  • Improve water quality
  • Restore natural systems
  • Provide flood protection

The Suwannee River Water Management District (SRWMD) has developed a cost-share program to assist county governments, municipalities, water supply authorities, and other interested units of local government with a cost-share program for projects that enhance or address the District's core mission of managing water supply, water quality, flood protection, and natural systems. The Regional Initiative Valuing Environmental Resources (RIVER) local government cooperative funding program provides an opportunity for local government to obtain cost-share funding for projects that foster the District's core mission. 

What type of project is eligible?

Projects that conserve our water supply, protect springs, develop alternative water supplies, advanced aquifer recharge, improve water quality, enhance or restore natural systems, and provide improved flood protection.

Project Submittal

The District is transitioning the RIVER Governmental Cost Share Program to multiple grant cycles per year. Project proposals are being accepted on a continuing basis through the District’s online project portal.

The District is committed to helping its local communities develop successful projects. To meet with District staff to discuss potential projects please contact Leslie Ames at 386.362.1001 or by email at .



For more information, please contact Leslie Ames at 386.362.1001 or .