News - 2019

March

Check Your Irrigation Timer When You ‘Spring Forward’ for Daylight Savings Time »

March 4, 2019 –
The Southwest Florida Water Management District (District) is reminding residents to check the timers on their irrigation system controllers this weekend, which is the beginning of Daylight Savings Time.

February

Governing Board to Meet in Tampa »

February 19, 2019 – The Southwest Florida Water Management District's Governing Board will hold its monthly meeting Tuesday, Feb. 26, at 9 a.m. at the Tampa Service Office, located at 7601 U.S.

District to Hold Workshop on North Winter Haven Chain of Lakes Operational Guidelines »

February 18, 2019 – The Southwest Florida Water Management District (District) will host a public workshop Wednesday, Feb. 27, to share information about changes to the current structure operational guidelines for the North Winter Haven Chain of Lakes in Polk County.

District Schedules Maintenance to Keystone Structure in Hillsborough County »

February 14, 2019 – The Southwest Florida Water Management District (District) has scheduled maintenance work to the Lake Keystone water conservation structure. The District will build a temporary dam around the structure to dewater or “dry out” the work area.

January

District’s Hampton Tract at Green Swamp Wilderness Preserve Closed for Hog Hunts Feb. 12-14 »

January 30, 2019 –
The Southwest Florida Water Management District's (District) Hampton Tract in Polk County, will be temporarily closed to the public for feral hog hunts Feb. 12-14.

MEDIA ALERT: District Invites Media to Experience Prescribed Fires in Recognition of Prescribed Fire Awareness Week »

January 24, 2019 – WHO: Southwest Florida Water Management District (District) land management staff.

District’s Lower Hillsborough Wilderness Preserve Closed from Dusk until Dawn for Hog Hunts Jan. 29-31 »

January 24, 2019 – The Southwest Florida Water Management District (District) will be holding a feral hog management hunt on the Lower Hillsborough Wilderness Preserve in Hillsborough County Jan. 29-31. The property will be closed to the public from dusk until dawn during the hunts.

District’s Hálpata Tastanaki Preserve Closed for Hog Hunts Jan. 22-24 »

January 15, 2019 – The Southwest Florida Water Management District's (District) Hálpata Tastanaki Preserve in Marion County will be temporarily closed to the public for feral hog hunts Jan. 22-24.

Governing Board to Meet in Sarasota  »

January 15, 2019 – The Southwest Florida Water Management District’s Governing Board will hold its monthly meeting Tuesday, Jan. 22, at 10 a.m.

District’s Flying Eagle Nature Center Closed for Hog Hunts Jan. 15-17 »

January 8, 2019 – The Southwest Florida Water Management District (District) Flying Eagle Nature Center in Citrus County will be temporarily closed to the public for feral hog hunts Jan. 15-17.

District’s Alston Tract at Upper Hillsborough Preserve Closed for Hog Hunts Jan. 8-10 »

January 3, 2019 – The Southwest Florida Water Management District's (District) Alston Tract at Upper Hillsborough Preserve in Pasco County will be temporarily closed to the public for feral hog hunts Jan. 8-10.

District’s Chito Branch Reserve Closed for Hog Hunts Jan. 8-10 »

January 3, 2019 – The Southwest Florida Water Management District's (District) Chito Branch Reserve in Hillsborough County will be temporarily closed to the public for feral hog hunts Jan. 8-10.

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

January 3, 2019 – 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.

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

January 3, 2019 – 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.

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

January 3, 2019 – 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.

District Asks Homeowners to "Skip a Week" of Irrigation this Winter »

January 2, 2019 – The Southwest Florida Water Management District (District) is reminding residents who irrigate their lawns to “Skip a Week” or more of watering during the cooler months of January