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Water Management

13 items

District Permitting

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Water is a public resource that belongs to all of us. However, fresh water is not limitless. District permitting benefits residents, property owners and businesses by reducing the risk of flooding and protecting water quality and water supplies for current and future generations.

District Permitting Download PDF 445KB

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Florida Waters

112-page booklet

Learn about Florida’s water resources, including history of the state and its native inhabitants, how the state’s ecology formed, modern water management, weather cycles, water use and water quality, and current resource restoration efforts.

Florida Waters Download PDF 8.6MB

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Saving Water Indoors

6-page brochure

Tips on how to save water indoors.

Saving Water Indoors Download PDF 458KB

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Saving Water Indoors (Spanish; Ahorrando agua dentro de su hogar)

6-page brochure

Tips on how to save water indoors.

Saving Water Indoors (Spanish; Ahorrando agua dentro de su hogar) Download PDF 274KB

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Saving Water Outdoors

6-page brochure

Tips on how to save water outdoors.

Saving Water Outdoors Download PDF 645KB

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Saving Water Outdoors (Spanish; Cómo ahorrar agua en el exterior de su casa)

6-page brochure

Tips on how to save water outdoors.

Saving Water Outdoors (Spanish; Cómo ahorrar agua en el exterior de su casa) Download PDF 299KB

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Small Acreage Farm and Ranch Best Management Practices

12-page booklet

As a ranchette or farmette owner, you play a significant role in protecting Florida’s water resources. Some common land-use practices can potentially degrade these resources.

Small Acreage Farm and Ranch Best Management Practices Download PDF 7MB

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Stormwater Systems in Your Neighborhood

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If properly maintained, stormwater ponds help prevent flooding and filter out pollutants before they reach streams, rivers, lakes, wetlands, ground water, estuaries and, ultimately, the gulf.

Stormwater Systems in Your Neighborhood Download PDF 2.2MB

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Strategic Plan

36-page booklet

The Strategic Plan communicates the District’s forward perspective to address our fast-growing region’s water resource priorities. The Plan is updated annually in order to assess the success of efforts, and to efficiently modify strategies and priorities as necessary to fulfill the District’s mission to provide a sustainable water supply, while restoring and protecting the environment.

Strategic Plan Download PDF 2.8MB

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Surface Water Improvement and Management Program (SWIM)

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Surface Water Improvement and Management Program (SWIM) Download PDF 1.1MB

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Water Supply: Developing Sustainable Water Supplies…

4-page brochure

An overview of alternative water supply sources like reclaimed water, rehydration, aquifer storage and recovery (ASR) and desalination.

Water Supply: Developing Sustainable Water Supplies… Download PDF 6MB

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West-Central Florida’s Aquifers

8-page booklet

Florida’s Great Unseen Water Resources

West-Central Florida’s Aquifers Download PDF 1.4MB

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Who We Are and What We Do (Small)

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Information about the Southwest Florida Water Management District.

Who We Are and What We Do (Small) Download PDF 1.4MB

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