Southwest Florida Water Management District newsletter

Water Restrictions

Restrictions Change in Tampa Bay Area

The District’s executive director declared an emergency order to increase water restrictions including limiting lawn watering to once per week in the Tampa Bay area due to continued drought conditions. Find out the complete details.   

Watch the Weather

Watch The Weather, Wait to Water!

As we head into the summer months, remember that yards need no more than 3/4 inch of water every two to three days.  If your lawn has received enough water from rainfall, turn off your irrigation system and turn it back on when needed. Find out more!

Water Conservation

Water Conservation

Water conservation is a key link between balancing current and future water needs. Check out our new conservation webpage full of resources for local businesses, industries, communities and individuals.

WaterMatters Magazine

WaterMatters Magazine

The newest issue of WaterMatters is now available! Learn about the Cockroach Bay Restoration Project, the Polk County Water School and the District's low-flow toilet rebate programs.

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