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Innovative Programs Help Ensure Water Supply

October 22, 2021
For the past 60 years, the District has worked to protect water resources and ensure the public’s water needs are met. But as Florida’s population continues to grow, it will take careful planning and innovative new ideas to ensure the state’s water supply.
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Governing Board Elects Michelle Williamson as New Secretary for 2021-2022 Term

October 19, 2021

The Southwest Florida Water Management District Governing Board voted Tuesday to elect Michelle Williamson as the new secretary for the 2021-2022 term.

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District Aims to Reduce Risk of Wildfires by Scheduling Prescribed Fires for Charlotte County

October 14, 2021

Setting prescribed fires in controlled settings can reduce the risk of wildfires burning out of control, as many Floridians witnessed during the state’s wildfire emergency in 2017.

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