Water in the Suwannee Valley is a valuable resource that needs all of us to protect it. By making a few changes to how we landscape, dispose of waste, and use water, we can be part of the solution to improve the health of our rivers, lakes, and springs.

You’re a Part of the Solution

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Florida-Friendly Landscaping and Fertilizing
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Tips for Water Use Reduction
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Septic Tank Maintenance


Gainesville Regional Utilities Constructs Groundwater Recharge Wetland
Gainesville Regional Utilities (GRU), in partnership with the Suwannee River Water Management District (SRWMD) and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP), is constructing a groundwater recharge wetland. The project will help replenish, or recharge, the Floridan aquifer, which will benefit the Santa Fe River, its springs and our community. READ MORE

Lake City Wetlands Reduces Nitrogen and Attracts 86 Species of Birds
In 2016, Ichetucknee Springshed Water Quality Improvement Project was completed and created the largest constructed treated wetlands of its kind in the Suwannee River Water Management District (District). The project was completed in partnership with the District, the City of Lake City, Columbia County and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. READ MORE

More Homeowners Resources

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Water calculator
July 29, 2021 • Homeowners

Water Use Calculator

UF IFAS NFREC-Suwannee Valley BMP Series
July 29, 2021 • Homeowners

Household Water Usage and Irrigation Practices

Water quality testing device
July 29, 2021 • Homeowners

Maintain Water Quality

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