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District Returns to Normal Operations

September 29, 2022

All Southwest Florida Water Management District (District) offices will be open Friday, Sept. 30, as the District returns to normal operations after Hurricane Ian.

The District will lower the activation level of its Emergency Operations Center to a Level 3 at 8 a.m. Friday morning. Level 3 activation is a general state of monitoring during the hurricane season.

 

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Water Levels in Lake Tarpon Reduced in Anticipation of Heavy Rainfall, Storm Surge

September 27, 2022

The Southwest Florida Water Management District has released as much water out of Lake Tarpon as possible in anticipation of heavy rainfall and storm surge from Hurricane Ian.

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All District Offices Closed Wednesday and Thursday

September 27, 2022

All Southwest Florida Water Management District (District) offices will be closed Wednesday, Sept. 28, and Thursday, Sept. 29, due to potential impacts from Hurricane Ian. The District will continue to monitor the progress of Hurricane Ian to determine if future closings are necessary.

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