The Florida Water Story
The story of Florida is the story of water. Water defines the Florida experience, powers our economy and sustains an amazing diversity of plant and animal life. To protect it, we have to understand it.
Restoring Florida's Water Resources
With more than 51,000 miles of rivers and streams, 7,700 lakes, and one of the largest aquifers in the world, protecting and restoring our water resources is a monumental task.
Florida's Water in the News
The Latest on Florida Water Issues
DEP Releases Lower St. Johns River Tributaries II Basin Management Action Plan
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced adoption of the Lower St. Johns River (LSJR) Tributaries II Basin Management Action Plan (BMAP).
DEP, City of Jax, JEA, Duval DOH and FDOT Partnership Receives National Coastal Spirit Award
A representative of the Coastal America Partnership presented the Coastal Spirit Award today to a highly successful Tributary Assessment Team (TAT) in Jacksonville.
Coral Reef Protection Act to Go Into Effect July 1, 2009
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is alerting boaters, divers and anglers that the Coral Reef Protection Act goes into effect on July 1, 2009.
Get Your Feet Wet
Protect Your Watershed
Take steps today to protect rivers, lakes and streams in your community:
Volunteer: Jump Into Water Protection
Report a Water Violation
Speak Out and Vote for Water
Protect Water Inside and Out
Help Preserve Coastal Resources
We also arrange weekly 'water hikes' where we talk about water conservation and filtration. You're very welcome to bring your dog or cat, but they MUST be on a leash.
The Water Channel
Video and Multimedia
Explore these great videos and multimedia interactives to learn about water in Florida.