Southwest Florida Water Management District newsletter

Florida Water Star

Florida Water StarSM

Check out the District's new Florida Water StarSM video (Overview for builders in the right column). Hear from industry professionals about the benefits of the voluntary certification program that encourages water efficiency in appliances, plumbing fixtures, irrigation systems and landscapes.

Florida Springs

Celebrate Florida Springs 

Learn how to protect our precious springs during Citrus County’s Save Our Waters Week. The District will be hosting events during the week — a boat tour and public workshop.  You can find a variety of other events happening Sept. 20-27. 


SWIM Priority List Expands

The District added three first-magnitude spring systems — Weeki Wachee River, Chassahowitzka River and Homosassa River — to the Surface Water Improvement and Management (SWIM) Program priority list. The existing SWIM Program priority list includes two first-magnitude spring systems — Rainbow River and Crystal River/Kings Bay.

Education Resources

District Offers Education Resources

School is back in session and now is a great time to check out our free education resources. You’ll find a variety of materials and activities for all grade levels. 

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