LIVE OAK, FLA., Sept. 6, 2017 – Beginning September 7, 2017 at 5:00
p.m., all Suwannee River Water Management District (District) lands will be
closed due to inclement weather from Hurricane Irma. Sites will remain closed
until further notice.
District has signed an emergency order initiating emergency operations in
response to an executive order released by Governor Rick Scott on September 4,
2017 due to weather conditions caused by Hurricane Irma. The order grants the
District authority to execute land and office closures, open water control
structures, assist local governments with storm preparation and administer other
emergency duties. A copy of the signed order can be found here.
District will continue to provide updates through web notices and social media
mission of the Suwannee River Water Management District is to protect and manage
water resources using science-based solutions to support natural systems and the
needs of the public. The District holds true to the belief of water for nature,
water for people. Headquartered in Live Oak, Florida, the District serves 15
surrounding north-central Florida counties.
For more information
about the District, visit www.mysuwanneeriver.com or follow us on Facebook and Twitter, search @SRWMD.