News - 2024

2024

February

District Extends Watering Restrictions for Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellas Counties »

Modified Phase I Water Shortage Order remains in effect Districtwide

Governing Board to Meet in Tampa »

The Southwest Florida Water Management District’s Governing Board will hold its monthly meeting Tuesday, Feb. 27 at 9 a.m.

January

District’s Green Swamp Wilderness Preserve Hampton Tract Closed for Hog Hunts Jan. 30 – Feb. 1 »

The Southwest Florida Water Management District’s (District) Hampton Tract, including closed area tracts at Green Swamp Wilderness Preserve in Polk County, will be temporarily closed to the public for feral hog hunts Jan. 30 – Feb. 1.

District’s Hálpata Tastanaki Preserve Closed for Hog Hunts Jan. 23-25 »

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. 23-25.

Governing Board to Meet in Tampa »

The Southwest Florida Water Management District’s Governing Board will hold its monthly meeting Tuesday, Jan. 23 at 9 a.m.

District Aims to Reduce Risk of Wildfires by Scheduling Prescribed Fires in the Green Swamp Wilderness Preserve »

Setting prescribed fires in controlled settings can reduce the risk of wildfires burning out of control.

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

Setting prescribed fires in controlled settings can reduce the risk of wildfires burning out of control. That’s why the Southwest Florida Water Management District (District) will be conducting prescribed burns January through March on the Lower Hillsborough Wilderness Preserve.

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

Setting prescribed fires in controlled settings can reduce the risk of wildfires burning out of control.

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

Setting prescribed fires in controlled settings can reduce the risk of wildfires burning out of control.

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

Overwatering in winter can encourage pests and diseaseThe 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 and February.