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South Florida Water Management District

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  • Dry season is here, weather service says

    Dry season is here, weather service says
    South Florida's dry season, when afternoons are more filled with sun and blue skies than thunderstorms, has arrived – and almost right on schedule, the National Weather Service said Friday.
  • Deluge turns Broward in 'one vast lake'

    Deluge turns Broward in 'one vast lake'
    The year 1947 was a rainy one, so rainy that Broward County, then mostly agricultural, was virtually drowned. The cause was a September hurricane which brought 155 mph winds and eight inches of rain. Another storm in October deposited 11 more inches...

    Concerns spark new round of canal tests

    Concerns spark new round of canal tests
    Jose Marquez attached a plastic vial to a long pole as a cluster of Deerfield Beach's Cove area residents looked on. Stretching the pole into the water, the staff engineer with South Florida Water Management District's Department of Environmental Resource...

    GL Homes allowed to build more homes in Ag Reserve

    GL Homes allowed to build more homes in Ag Reserve
    GL Homes can pay $1.6 million to build more homes than the company otherwise would have been allowed in Palm Beach County's Agricultural Reserve, county commissioners decided Tuesday. The deal enables GL homes to build another 20 homes at one of its...

    State officials object to Big Sugar building plans

    State officials object to Big Sugar building plans
    Sugar industry building plans threaten to get in the way of Everglades restoration and could create flooding hazards, according to state regulators. The South Florida Water Management District and Florida Department of Environmental Protection are...