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South Florida Water Management District

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  • Snail population boom threatens Everglades restoration

    Snail population boom threatens Everglades restoration
    A snail invasion that is helping feed endangered birds also threatens to sabotage costly Everglades restoration.
  • Water district cuts tax rate again

    Water district cuts tax rate again
    The property tax rate is dropping again for the South Florida agency that guards against flooding, protects drinking water supplies and leads Everglades restoration. The South Florida Water Management District’s board on Tuesday approved a $720...

    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. "I would say the dry season started Thursday [Oct. 16],...

    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...