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Aquifer Alert

11 Alerts
May 20, 2020 10:00 AM

Be Prepared for Hurricane Season

Over the weekend Tropical Storm Arthur formed in the Atlantic east of Jacksonville, and has now moved north of our area. If you think that this seems familiar, you are correct: while hurricane season officially begins on June 1st, tropical storms have...

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April 30, 2020 2:54 PM

Georgia Rainfall Causing High Water in North Florida

April 30, 2020 - The middle Suwannee River is well below flood level, but substantial rainfall in south Georgia over the past two weeks is causing rising water that is expected to continue over the next few days.

The water level at the Suwannee River at...

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April 27, 2020 4:45 PM

Rising Water Levels Expected

Water levels will be rising on the Withlacoochee, Alapaha and middle Suwannee rivers in the next few days. Substantial rainfall in Georgia in the past two weeks is now affecting rivers in northern tributaries of the Suwannee River and this is expected to...

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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

0 Alerts
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Land Management

8 Alerts
September 11, 2020 10:04 AM

Mallory Swamp ATV Trail

The Mallory Swamp ATV Trail in Lafayette County closes on September 13, 2020 for hunting season. The trail will reopen Saturday morning, May 1, 2021. A reminder the tract is open daylight hours, for after-hours use i.e. frog gigging or coon hunting...

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June 25, 2020 3:45 PM

McAlpin Landing Tract

The McAlpin Landing Tract is closed until further notice. Due to recent rains, large and deep erosion scars are across the entrance road.

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June 9, 2020 2:13 PM

Steinhatchee Springs Tract LA Bennett Bridge Closed

LA Bennett Bridge in Lafayette County on the Steinhatchee Springs Tract is closed until further notice. This bridge crosses the Steinhatchee River.

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May 22, 2020 12:25 PM

J. H. Anderson, Jr. Memorial Park-Rock Bluff Springs

ROCK BLUFF SPRINGS - The Suwannee River Water Management District and Alachua Conservation will reopen J. H. Anderson, Jr. Memorial Park – Rock Bluff Springs at 8:00 a.m. Thursday, May 28. The District reminds visitors to follow all social distancing and...

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May 22, 2020 12:23 PM

Goose Pasture Campground

GOOSE PASTURE CAMPGROUND - The Suwannee River Water Management District will reopen Goose Pasture Campground at 8:00 a.m. Thursday, May 28. The primitive campground on the Wacissa River in Jefferson County near Monticello, FL is first-come-first-served...

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May 5, 2020 3:50 PM

Natural Well Branch Tract Access Road Closure

May 5, 2020 -The Suwannee River Water Management District and Four Rivers Land and Timber Company has closed the Meatball Express Road in northwestern Taylor County for land management activities. Access to the Natural Well Branch Tract is from the...

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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.

Minimum Flows and Minimum Water Levels

7 Alerts
June 19, 2020 9:46 AM

June 16 LSFI MFL Peer Review Panel Presentations Available

Presentations from the June 16 LSFI MFL Peer Review Panel are available on the District's website at - https://www.srwmd.org/DocumentCenter/Index/735.

June 17, 2020 4:14 PM

Summaries of Public Commentary from Peer Review Panel - Posted

Summaries of public commentary from each peer review panel member have been posted. Visit https://bit.ly/2YLz0ZC to view the documents.

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.