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Email our Document Services/Public Records Section for information and inspection of records.

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The District is changing several of its fax numbers. Please refer to this page for detailed information »

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Dispute resolution

Provides a description of the Ombudsman role and contact information including email link and phone number.

General information email

For general questions or information about District projects and programs.

Input for pending permit applications email

Addresses regulation directors and the executive director.

Recreation on District lands email

For inquiries regarding recreational use of District lands.

Water restrictions email

For general questions or information about water restrictions.

Web site issues email

Please include page URLs or relevant links when possible.

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Filing legal documents

Information on filing legal documents.


The Ombudsman is resource for the public that provides information, helps direct inquiries to the appropriate personnel and/or bureaus, and provides assistance to the public in resolving disputes/conflicts with the District.

Fraud and Compliance Hotline

An anonymous hotline for employees to report fraudulent, unethical or other dishonest behavior.

Public records requests

Information on submitting requests for public information and inspection of records.

Pursuant to the District’s Board Policy 190-1 Records Management, Earl C. Rich, CRM is designated as Records Custodian for the Southwest Florida Water Management District.

Regulation & permitting

Contact information for permit-related issues.

Brooksville Headquarters

2379 Broad Street
Brooksville, FL 34604-6899
(Google map)

Phone: (352) 796-7211
1-800-423-1476 (Florida only)
Emergency after-hours: (352) 796-1211
Please call for fax numbers.

Government Affairs Program Manager:
Mary Kassabaum

Bartow Service Office

170 Century Boulevard
Bartow, FL 33830-7700
(Google map)

Phone: (863) 534-1448
1-800-492-7862 (Florida only)
Fax: (863) 582-4330

Government Affairs Program Manager:
Cindy Rodriguez

Sarasota Service Office

6750 Fruitville Road
Sarasota, FL 34240-9711
(Google map)

Phone: (941) 377-3722
1-800-320-3503 (Florida only)
Fax: (941) 684-4088

Government Affairs Program Manager:
Dennis Ragosta email

Tampa Service Office

7601 US Hwy. 301
Tampa, FL 33637-6759
(Google map)

Phone: (813) 985-7481
1-800-836-0797 (Florida only)
Please call for fax numbers.

Government Affairs Program Manager:
Joel Brown email

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