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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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