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Posted on: September 3, 2019

River Crest Predictions

High water levels at the Alapaha river

Weather forecasts and flood and crest predictions are issued by the National Weather Service. You can get these via internet, phone, or radio.

Internet

National Weather Service North Florida River Forecast.

Phone

Call 904.741.4370, Monday through Friday, 8 a....

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Posted on: January 29, 2021

Aquifer Academy

Lower Suwannee River

Learn about the Floridan aquifer and water resources with fun activities for all ages!

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Posted on: March 25, 2019

Public Records Request

Public Records

Public records from the Suwannee River Water Management District

Florida leads the nation in providing public access to government meetings and records through the state's Public Records and Sunshine laws. We welcome your questions about the work of the Su...

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

SRWMD Board recommends $6.4 million in Alternative Water Supply funding

LIVE OAK, FLA., MAY 18, 2022 – Five alternative water supply (AWS) projects were recently recommended for funding by the Suwannee River Water Management District (District) Governing Board.  

The North Florida projects – four l...

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

SRWMD Hydrologic Conditions Report for April is now available

LIVE OAK, FLA., MAY 11, 2022 – To help enhance public awareness of water levels and the impact rainfall has on current conditions in North Florida, the Suwannee River Water Management District (District) has released its Hydrologic Conditions Report for t...

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Posted on: May 10, 2022

SRWMD Governing Board recommends $14.1 million in Springs Restoration Funding to FDEP

LIVE OAK, FLA., MAY 10, 2022 – The Suwannee River Water Management District (District) Governing Board on Tuesday recommended nine North Florida springs protection projects that will total approximately $14.1 million.   

Staff considered ...

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Posted on: May 3, 2022

REMOTE AND IN-PERSON OPTIONS AVAILABLE FOR MAY GOVERNING BOARD MEETING

LIVE OAK, FLA., MAY 3, 2022 – The Suwannee River Water Management District (District) will hold its Governing Board meeting on Tuesday, May 10 at 9 a.m. The meeting will be accessible online and open to the public at the District headquarters.  

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Posted on: April 19, 2022

SRWMD Hydrological Conditions Report for March is now available

March Rainfall Graphic

LIVE OAK, FLA., APR. 19, 2022 – To help enhance public awareness of water levels and the impact rainfall has on current conditions in North Florida, the Suwannee River Water Management District (District) has released its Hydrology Report for the month of...

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Posted on: April 7, 2022

Water Conservation Month to highlight importance of protecting local and state resources

LIVE OAK, FLA., APR. 7, 2022 – Water conservation is one of the core tenets of the Suwannee River Water Management District’s (District) mission to ensure the sustainability of Florida’s water supplies. Due to that, the District’s Governing Board has appr...

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Posted on: April 5, 2022

REMOTE AND IN-PERSON OPTIONS AVAILABLE FOR APRIL GOVERNING BOARD MEETING

LIVE OAK, FLA., APR. 5, 2022 – The Suwannee River Water Management District (District) will hold its Governing Board meeting on Tuesday, April 12 at 9 a.m. The meeting will be accessible online and open to the public at the District headquarters. &nbs...

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Posted on: April 1, 2022

SRWMD recognizes April as Springs Protection Awareness Month

Photo of the Ichetucknee Springs

LIVE OAK, FLA., APR. 1, 2022 – To help increase awareness about the importance of Florida’s springs and encourage residents and stakeholders to participate in the protection of those springs, the Suwannee River Water Management District (District) Governi...

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Posted on: March 10, 2022

SRWMD, Dixie County project to reduce potential for flooding impacts

LIVE OAK, FLA., MAR. 10, 2022 – An upcoming project in Dixie County is expected to help alleviate future flooding concerns.   

The Suwannee River Water Management District (District) Governing Board on Tuesday approved a funding amendment...

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Posted on: March 2, 2022

Could sinkhole overflows help meet water supply demands? Study looks to find out.

LIVE OAK, FLA., MAR. 2, 2022 – The Suwannee River Water Management District (District) will soon begin a feasibility study to determine if sinkhole overflow can be used to help meet water supply demands in North Florida. 

At its February Governing...

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Posted on: March 1, 2022

REMOTE AND IN-PERSON OPTIONS AVAILABLE FOR MARCH GOVERNING BOARD MEETING

LIVE OAK, FLA., March 01, 2022 – The Suwannee River Water Management District (District) will hold its Governing Board meeting on Tuesday, March 8 at 9 a.m. The meeting will be accessible online and open to the public at the District headquarters. &nb...

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Posted on: February 16, 2022

SRWMD feasibility study could lead to benefits for Cedar Key, Levy County

Cedar Key Sunset

LIVE OAK, FLA., FEB. 16, 2022 – The Suwannee River Water Management District (District) Governing Board, during its February meeting, authorized staff to perform a feasibility study for potential water supply and wastewater improvements in Levy ...

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Posted on: February 8, 2022

DIVE IN TO PRESERVE OUR SPRINGS, IMPROVE WATER QUALITY

Woman paddling a kayak.

LIVE OAK, FLA., Feb. 08, 2022 – The Suwannee River Water Management District (District) is proud to announce the launch of the water quality campaign, Dive In. With an emphasis on raising awareness of the ways everyone can help protect the springs and wat...

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Posted on: February 3, 2022

SRWMD celebrates Florida Hiking Trails Month

Two people hiking

LIVE OAK, FLA., Feb. 03, 2022 – Area residents and visitors are invited to join the celebration of Florida Hiking Trails Month, taking place the entire month of February. 

Florida Hiking Trails Month encourages Floridians to take advantage of Flor...

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Posted on: February 1, 2022

REMOTE AND IN-PERSON OPTIONS AVAILABLE FOR FEBRUARY GOVERNING BOARD MEETING

LIVE OAK, FLA., Feb. 01, 2022 – The Suwannee River Water Management District (District) will hold its Governing Board meeting on Tuesday, February 8 at 9 a.m. The meeting will be accessible online and open to the public at the District headquarters. &...

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Posted on: January 31, 2022

SRWMD welcomes Roberts as new Communications and Outreach Manager

LIVE OAK, FLA., Jan. 31, 2022 – The Suwannee River Water Management District (District) has announced the hiring of Troy Roberts as its new Communications and Outreach Manager.

Roberts joined the District in early December and will be responsible for the D...

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Posted on: January 27, 2022

Local schools, organizations can apply for water resource funding through SRWMD

LIVE OAK, FLA., JAN. 27, 2022 – As part of its ongoing commitment to educating the community about protecting North Florida’s vital water resources, the Suwannee River Water Management District (District) has funding available to local schools and communi...

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Posted on: January 12, 2022

SRMWD Governing Board Approves Funding for Wastewater Improvements

LIVE OAK, FLA., Jan. 12, 2022 – The Suwannee River Water Management District (District) Governing Board on Tuesday approved $9.1 million in project funding to address wastewater improvements in North Florida.  

The trio of projects, funded by stat...

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Posted on: January 10, 2022

REMOTE AND IN-PERSON OPTIONS AVAILABLE FOR JANUARY GOVERNING BOARD MEETING

LIVE OAK, FLA., Jan. 04, 2022 – The Suwannee River Water Management District (District) will hold its Governing Board meeting and Lands Committee meeting on Tuesday, January 11 at 9 a.m. The Lands Committee meeting will follow the Governing Board meeting....

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Posted on: January 3, 2022

SRWMD launches algae monitoring pilot program in Madison County

Madison Blue Spring

MADISON, FLA., Jan. 3, 2022 – The Suwannee River Water Management District (SRWMD) has launched a pilot project in Madison County that will monitor algae in local springs. 

Launched in late December, the initial project at Madison Blue Spring, loc...

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Posted on: December 15, 2021

SRMWD Governing Board Approves Springs Restoration Funding

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The Suwannee River Water Management District (District) Governing Board on Tuesday approved projects totaling more than $14 million for springs restoration in Northeast Florida. 

The District Governing Board approved new projects equaling $10.8 mi...

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Posted on: December 8, 2021

REMOTE AND IN-PERSON OPTIONS AVAILABLE FOR DECEMBER GOVERNING BOARD MEETING

The Suwannee River Water Management District (District) will hold its Governing Board meeting on Tuesday, December 14 at 9 a.m. The meeting will be accessible online and open to the public at the District headquarters. 

In addition to in-person pa...

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Posted on: November 15, 2021

FALL BACK FOR WATER CONSERVATION

Irrigate your landscape twice per week when springing forward and once per week when falling back.

LIVE OAK, FLA., Nov. 3, 2021 – The Suwannee River Water Management District (District) reminds residents to shift landscape watering to once per week to correspond with the time change on November 7. The fall watering schedule will remain in eff...

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

REMOTE AND IN-PERSON OPTIONS AVAILABLE FOR OCTOBER GOVERNING BOARD MEETING

LIVE OAK, FLA, Oct. 05, 2021 – The Suwannee River Water Management District (District) will hold its Governing Board meeting and Lands Committee meeting on Tuesday, October 12. The monthly Governing Board meeting is scheduled to start at 9:00 a.m. The Lan...

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Posted on: July 7, 2021

REMOTE AND IN-PERSON OPTIONS AVAILABLE FOR SEPTEMBER GOVERNING BOARD MEETING AND FIRST PUBLIC MEETIN

LIVE OAK, FLA, Sept. 7, 2021 – The Suwannee River Water Management District (District) will hold its Governing Board meeting and First Public Hearing on the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Budget on Tuesday, September 14. The monthly Governing Board meeti...

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Posted on: July 19, 2021

ELEVATED GROUNDWATER LEVELS RECORDED IN AREAS THROUGHOUT THE DISTRICT

LIVE OAK, FLA, July 19, 2021 – Post Tropical Storm Elsa, groundwater levels in several counties within the Suwannee River Water Management District (District) have reached high levels. Taylor, Dixie, Lafayette and Alachua counties are seeing gro...

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Posted on: August 3, 2021

REMOTE AND IN-PERSON OPTIONS AVAILABLE FOR AUGUST GOVERNING BOARD MEETING

LIVE OAK, FLA, Aug. 3, 2021 – The Suwannee River Water Management District (District) will hold its Governing Board meeting on Tuesday, August 10 at 9 a.m. The meeting will be accessible online and open to the public at District headquarters.&am...

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Posted on: July 2, 2021

TROPICAL STORM ELSA RESULTS IN HIGH RAINFALL AND LOCALIZED FLOODING

LIVE OAK, FLA., July 9, 2021 – The Suwannee River Water Management District’s (District) 15-county region received an average of 3.04 inches of rain from Tropical Storm Elsa. Alachua, Union, and Levy counties received the most rainfall...

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Posted on: July 6, 2021

OFF-SITE JULY GOVERNING BOARD MEETING IN ALACHUA

LIVE OAK, FLA., July 6, 2021 – The Suwannee River Water Management District (District) will hold its Governing Board meeting off-site in Alachua, Fla. on Tuesday, July 13 at 9 a.m. The meeting will be accessible online and open to the public at ...

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Posted on: December 8, 2020

Innovative Wetlands with Nature at Work

“It’s magic to see what happens when you add water to the landscape,” said Jacqui Sulek, chapter conservation manager for Audubon Florida.

A visit to the Lake City Wetlands is magical to many who see it for the first time. Treated wastewater has helped tra...

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