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South Florida Water Management District

Lake Okeechobee

Water Managers To Consider Tougher Restrictions

South Florida may be on the verge of tighter water restrictions as a record-breaking dry spell endures.


(AP Photo/J. Pat Carter, File)

Lack Of Rain Breaks 80-Year Record

The driest spell in nearly 80 years comes to a close for 16 counties in The Sunshine State.


Gov.-elect Rick Scott speaks at a breakfast before his inauguration.  (Source: CBS)

Governor Scott Gives & Takes Away

Governor Rick Scott closed the door on the idea of shutting down some of Florida’s state parks, but was also put on the defensive for his plans to reduce funding to water management districts.


(AP Photo/J. Pat Carter, File)

Drought Conditions Worsening Across Area

Florida carries the moniker of the Sunshine State, but as the winter dry season continues to move along; fire and drought conditions are deteriorating across the South Florida area.



It’s The Driest Season On Record For South Florida

If you have noticed your umbrella collecting dust over the last few months, there is good reason for that.