District Brooksville and Tampa Offices Closed Tomorrow

News Release

_All District managed lands closed_

The Southwest Florida Water Management District's (District) Brooksville and Tampa offices, in addition to Bartow and Lake Hancock, will be closed tomorrow, Friday, October 7th.The closures are due to anticipated sustained tropical storm force winds associated with Hurricane Matthew.

The District's Sarasota office is scheduled to be open regular hours from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

District staff should check the emergency hotline after 8 a.m. Friday morning for the latest updates.

In addition, all District managed lands in Citrus, Charlotte, DeSoto, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Lake, Manatee, Marion, Pasco, Polk, Sarasota and Sumter counties will remain closed until further notice.

For lands managed by District partners, please check with those partners for closure information.

Visit "WaterMatters.org":http://WaterMatters.org for the latest information on District operations or closures.