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Posted on: October 31, 2018

Falling Back For Water Conservation

LIVE OAK, FL, Oct. 31, 2018 – The Suwannee River Water Management District (District) is reminding district residents to shift landscape watering to once per week beginning November 4, 2018. The fall watering schedule will remain in effect until...

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Posted on: October 30, 2018

District Offers Informational Meetings For Community Cost-Share Projects

LIVE OAK, FLA., Oct. 30, 2018 – The Suwannee River Water Management District (District) is gearing up to accept new project proposals for the District’s 2019 community cost-share program.

In advance of the 2019 project submittal deadlin...

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Posted on: October 15, 2018

District Lands Reopened Post Hurricane Michael

LIVE OAK, FLA., Oct. 15, 2018 – Last week, a number of Suwannee River Water Management District (District) public lands were closed due to impacts from Hurricane Michael.

 

All impacted District lands have since been inspected and reopen...

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Posted on: October 10, 2018

District Public Land Tract Closures Due to Hurricane Michael

LIVE OAK, FLA., Oct. 10, 2018 – Due to Hurricane
Michael, many of the Suwannee River Water Management District’s (District)public lands throughout the Suwannee Valley have been closed to public access
until further notice.

District p...

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Posted on: October 8, 2018

District Initiatives Emergency Order In Preparation For Hurricane Michael

LIVE OAK, FLA., Oct. 8, 2018 – The Suwannee River Water Management District (District) has issued an emergency order for Hurricane Michael, which is expected to begin impacting parts of the Suwannee Valley and northwest Florida by Tuesday evenin...

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

District Seeking Public Input Regarding Local Water Resources

LIVE OAK, FLA., Sept. 19, 2018 – In an effort to improve outreach with local citizens, the Suwannee River Water Management District (District) is seeking public input on the perceptions, knowledge and use of the water resources throughout the Su...

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

Community Golf Course Above Par With Water Conservation

LIVE OAK, FLA., Sept. 19, 2018 – Local golfers can enjoy green fairways while they support water conservation thanks to a recent project with the Suwannee Country Club, City of Live Oak and Suwannee River Water Management District (District).

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Posted on: August 28, 2018

Aquifer Alert System Keeps Residents Informed

LIVE OAK, FLA., Aug. 28, 2018 – With aquifer levels reaching record-breaking highs in some areas, the Suwannee River Water Management District (District) has released a new alert system to keep local governments, residents and stakeholders infor...

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Posted on: August 6, 2018

Heavy Rains Increase Risks For Flooding

LIVE OAK, FLA., Aug 6, 2018 – Rainfall across the Suwannee Valley has increased levels in the aquifer across much of the 15-county region of the Suwannee River Water Management District (District) and the springs and rivers are flowing; but so i...Read on...

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Posted on: July 10, 2018

Suwannee Valley Is Leading The Way In Water-Saving Science

LIVE OAK, FLA., July 10, 2018 – Water is being saved by the millions of gallons across the Suwannee Valley, thanks to a partnership program with the Suwannee River Water Management District (District) and area farmers. The program helps farmers ...Read on...

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Posted on: June 26, 2018

New Project Means Less Water and Money Down The Drain

LIVE OAK, FLA., June 26, 2018 – The next time you wash your hands or flush a toilet in one of Lake City’s public restrooms you’ll be saving water and money, thanks to a recent water conservation project with the Suwannee Rive...

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Posted on: June 6, 2018

Governor Reappoints District Governing Board Members

LIVE OAK, FLA., June. 6, 2018 – On June 1, 2018, Governor Rick Scott announced the reappointment of Charles Keith and Alphonas Alexander to the Suwannee River Water Management District (District) Governing Board.
“We are thankful to G...
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Posted on: May 31, 2018

Water Supply Assessment (2015-2035) DRAFT

The draft version of the Water Supply Assessment (2015-2035) is available for review. The Governing Board will consider acceptance of the document at the July 10, 2018 Governing Board meeting. A final copy will be posted on the website.
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Posted on: May 15, 2018

Water Reuse Helps Meet Water Supply Demands

LIVE OAK, FLA., May 15, 2018 – As Florida’s population continues to increase, so does its need for water. Within the Suwannee Valley, the demand for water is expected to increase by 70 million gallons of water per day by 2035. Florida ...Read on...

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Posted on: May 7, 2018

April Showers Bring May Flowers and Celebration

LIVE OAK, FLA., May 7, 2018 – The old adage “April showers bring May flowers” rings true across the Suwannee River Water Management District (District) with fields, roadways and yards filled with wildflowers. The abundance of blooms opened just in time fo...Read on...

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Posted on: April 23, 2018

May Governing Board Held Offsite

LIVE OAK, FLA., April. 23, 2018 – On Tuesday, May 8, 2018, the Suwannee River Water Management District (District) will host an offsite governing board meeting and workshop beginning at 9:00 a.m. at IFAS-North Florida Research and Education Cent...Read on...

Posted on: April 3, 2018

District Celebrates April As Springs Protection Awareness Month

LIVE OAK, FLA., April. 3, 2018 – With over 300 documented springs, the Suwannee River basin is home to the largest concentration of freshwater springs of anywhere in North America. District springs represent significant historical, economic, en...

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Posted on: March 13, 2018

Johns Appointed New Chairwoman of District Governing Board

LIVE OAK, FLA., March 13, 2018 – The Suwannee River Water Management District (District) Governing Board voted to appoint Virginia Johns as the new District Governing Board chairwoman at Tuesday’s board meeting.

Johns, a resident of Al...

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Posted on: March 8, 2018

Time and Irrigation 'Spring Forward'

LIVE OAK, FLA, Mar 8, 2018 – On, Sunday, March 11, 2018, the Suwannee River Water Management District (District) will spring forward with daylight saving time.

In addition to the time change, residents and businesses within the District are remi...

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Posted on: February 15, 2018

Sensitive Wetlands Saved Through Public Ownership

LIVE OAK, FLA., Feb. 15, 2018 – A 160-acre tract of sensitive wetlands along the Aucilla River will be protected for years to come thanks to the dedicated efforts of public and private partners. Located in eastern Jefferson County, Ware Forest T...

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Posted on: March 7, 2018

SRWMD March Governing Board Meeting

LIVE OAK, FLA., Mar. 7, 2018 – On Tuesday, March 13, 2018, the Suwannee River Water Management District (District) will host a governing board meeting and workshop beginning at 9:00 a.m. at District headquarters, 9225 CR 49, Live Oak, FL 32060. ...

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Posted on: January 12, 2018

Improved Flood Forecasting For Santa Fe River Residents

LIVE OAK, FLA., Jan. 12, 2018 – The Suwannee River Water Management District (District), in partnership with the National Weather Service in Jacksonville, FL and the Southeast River Forecast Center in Peachtree City, GA are increasing flood for...

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Posted on: January 2, 2018

An Ounce of Prevention Is Worth Its Weight In Water Conservation

LIVE OAK, FLA., Jan. 2, 2018 –The Suwannee River Water Management District (District) is urging local residents and business owners to take preventative measures to protect pipes, irrigation systems and even crops as many across the District fac...Read on...

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Posted on: February 7, 2018

SRWMD FEBRUARY GOVERNING BOARD MEETING NOTICE

LIVE OAK, FLA., Feb. 7, 2018 – On Tuesday, February 13, 2018, the Suwannee River Water Management District (District) will host a governing board meeting and workshop beginning at 9:00 a.m. at District headquarters, 9225 CR 49, Live Oak, FL 3206...

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Posted on: January 2, 2018

SRWMD January Board Meeting Notice

LIVE OAK, FLA., Jan. 2, 2018 – On Tuesday, January 9, 2018, the Suwannee River Water Management District (District) will host a governing board meeting and workshop beginning at 9:00 a.m. at District headquarters, 9225 CR 49, Live Oak, FL 32060....Read on...

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Posted on: December 11, 2017

District Is Accepting Applications For 2018 Summer SPRING and RIVER Projects

The Suwannee River Water Management District (District) is currently accepting project proposals for the District’s Summer 2018 cycle RIVER and SPRINGS projects

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Posted on: November 30, 2017

High Tech Farming Helps Improve Water Quality

LIVE OAK, FLA., Nov. 30, 2017 – Innovative technologies are providing farmers and producers in the Suwannee River Water Management District (District) the opportunity to try new agricultural techniques and equipment aimed at improving water qual...Read on... View PDF