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July Rainfall Provides Short-Term Relief
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SFWMD Starts Up Water Storage at Ten Mile Creek to Benefit the St. Lucie River
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Protecting South Florida's Coastal Estuaries
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SFWMD Construction Cam Offers a Look at Project Progress
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Comment Period on CFWI Planning Documents Extended to Aug. 17
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Governing Board Agendas, Minutes, Presentations & Videos
See what is scheduled for discussion or decision making at upcoming Governing Board meetings or review what happened at previous meetings.

Water Resources Advisory Commission (WRAC) Agendas, Minutes, Presentations & Videos 
The Water Resources Advisory Commission is made up of a diverse cross-section of representatives from the private and public sectors. The Commission works with the Governing Board to make well-informed water resource decisions.

Big Cypress Basin Board Agendas, Minutes, Presentations & Videos 
The Big Cypress Basin Board sets the regional policy, budget and millage rate for the Basin, which includes Collier County and part of Monroe County.

Budget & Finance
The District provides online access to budget documents and monthly financial statements to demonstrate how tax dollars are being invested to manage and protect South Florida's water resources.

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Effective July 1, 2014, a person may not lobby the District until such person has registered as a lobbyist with the SFWMD Clerk's Office.

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July Brings Welcome Rainfall – Water Conservation Still Critical
Rainfall picked up across the South Florida Water Management District's 16-county region in late July, providing some relief to areas that have been experiencing drought conditions. However, long-term rainfall deficits remain in several of these locations, including Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties. With water levels in these areas in their lower ranges for this time of year, SFWMD water managers are continuing to closely monitor conditions, including salinity levels in coastal water utility well fields.
The public is encouraged to help protect South Florida's water supply by continuing to conserve water, including following the District's year-round landscape irrigation measures that have been in place since 2010. Year-round watering rules/local ordinances vary by county, but they are typically two or three days a week. The year-round landscape irrigation rules have not changed, and no emergency water shortage orders with stricter water restrictions are in place at this time. For other easy ways to save water, visit
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