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Aquifer Alert

8 Alerts
April 7, 2020 3:00 PM

Normal Groundwater Levels for March

Despite relatively low rainfall in much of the District, data from the District’s groundwater monitoring network show that levels in the Floridan Aquifer at the end of March were generally in the normal range.

However, this time of year tends to have...

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April 2, 2020 2:00 PM

Tuesday Storm Brought Much-Needed Rain

The last day of March brought much-needed rain to most areas within the District as a cold front passed through the region. Most areas received more than 0.25" of rain, and some parts of Madison, Jefferson, Taylor and Alachua counties got over an inch....

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March 30, 2020 4:25 PM

March Rainfall Overview

Most District rainfall stations have had less than a half-inch of rainfall in March as of Monday (3/30/2020). The long-term March average is 4.42" but this month the last substantial rainfall in north Florida took place in the first week of March.

The...

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March 26, 2020 10:49 AM

Recent Rise in Water Levels on the Middle Suwannee River

High rainfall in late February in the Alapaha and Little River watersheds has resulted in a recent rise in water levels on the middle Suwannee River. While most of the District received less than 50% of normal rainfall in the past 30 days, some parts of...

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June 11, 2019 3:10 PM

May Hydrologic Report Available!

The Hydrologic Conditions Report for May 2019 is now available at this link:

http://www.srwmd.org/DocumentCenter/View/17217/2019-May-Hydrological-Report

Groundwater levels declined in most of the District during May, reflecting very low rainfall in...

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April 4, 2019 2:37 PM

Alachua County Well Reaches New Max Level

Groundwater levels in the Upper Floridan Aquifer at the end of March remained very high in eastern Levy, Alachua, Bradford, Union, and Baker counties despite lower than average rainfall in February and March. The GRU-Deerhaven well in northern Alachua...

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March 27, 2019 9:16 AM

Less Rain But High Groundwater Levels Remain

Levels in the Floridan Aquifer are beginning to reflect the very dry conditions of the past two months. The number of wells with levels above the 90th percentile continues to decline from its maximum in late January 2019 (see graphic). For the first time...

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March 5, 2019 4:26 PM

District Launches New Website

The Suwannee River Water Management District (District) recently launched its new website. Frequently visited pages and important information were made easily accessible and readily visible. Make sure to check your saved bookmarks and update them as...

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Flooding Updates

1 Alert
March 5, 2019 4:30 PM

District Launches New Website

The Suwannee River Water Management District (District) recently launched its new website. Frequently visited pages and important information were made easily accessible and readily visible. Make sure to check your saved bookmarks and update them as...

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General Interest

1 Alert
March 5, 2019 4:31 PM

District Launches New Website

The Suwannee River Water Management District (District) recently launched its new website. Frequently visited pages and important information were made easily accessible and readily visible. Make sure to check your saved bookmarks and update them as...

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Land Management

4 Alerts
March 31, 2020 10:00 AM

Gar Pond Tract Closed Mondays - Fridays

March 18, 2020 4:49 PM

District Tract Access Temporarily Limited to Public Due to COVID-19

he Suwannee River Water Management District (District) is open for business. However, following direction provided by Governor Ron DeSantis, the District has canceled all nonessential travel and is temporarily maximizing the use of remote work for staff...

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February 21, 2020 1:30 PM

Closure of District Lands in Lake City on Country Club Road.

District lands located in Lake City on Country Club Road are closed to public access for management activities.

September 9, 2019

Mallory Swamp ATV Trail

The Mallory Swamp ATV Trail closed on September 9, 2019 and will reopen after spring turkey season on May 2, 2020.

Minimum Flows and Minimum Water Levels

5 Alerts
March 16, 2020 8:26 AM

Peer Review Public Meeting on March 30 - POSTPONED

Due to the current public health situation, the Peer Review Public Meeting on March 30 at Florida Gateway College in Lake City has been POSTPONED. Notice regarding a reschedule date will be forthcoming.

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March 6, 2020 10:31 AM

Written Public Comments - Lower Santa Fe Ichetucknee MFL Peer Review Panel

The draft Technical Report for Lower Santa Fe Ichetucknee MFL re-evaluation is currently in Peer Review. Written public comments must be received by 5:00 pm Friday, March 13, 2020. All comments will be forwarded to the Peer Review Panel prior to the...

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February 26, 2020 2:10 PM

New MFL Peer Review Comments Posted

Peer review comments for the Lower Santa Fe Ichetucknee MFL have been posted online. Visit the link below to access the reports.

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February 20, 2020 4:28 PM

Public Meeting March 30 - Lower Santa Fe Ichetucknee MFL Peer Review Panel

The District will be hosting a public meeting for the Peer Review Panel discussion of the draft Technical Report for Lower Santa Fe Ichetucknee MFL re-evaluation. The meeting will be held on March 30, 2020 beginning at 6:00 p.m. The meeting will be held...

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February 18, 2020

Welcome to the MFL Notification System

Welcome to the new notification system for minimum flows and minimum water levels. Notifications of meetings or materials associated with current and proposed MFLs will be sent to subscribers via email and/or text message.