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Setting prescribed fires in controlled settings can reduce the risk of wildfires burning out of control, as many Floridians witnessed during the state’s recent drought. That’s why the Land Management Section of the Southwest Florida Water Management District will be conducting prescribed burns during the months of July, August, and September in areas of Hillsborough, Pasco and Polk Counties. Here’s a quick look at what it’s like along the fire line…

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  • 7/26
    District Approves Proposed Millage Rate
    The Southwest Florida Water Management District’s (District) Governing Board adopted a proposed fiscal...
  • 7/25
    District Maintains Water Restrictions in Northern Region
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  • 7/18
    Governing Board to Meet at Tampa Bay Water
    The Southwest Florida Water Management District’s Governing Board will hold its monthly meeting on...
  • 7/17
    District Aims to Reduce Risk of Wildfires by Scheduling Prescribed Fires for Hillsborough County
    Setting prescribed fires in controlled settings can reduce the risk of wildfires burning out of control,...

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