Groundbreakings and ribbon cuttings of major Everglades restoration projects, improved wading bird nesting, record hydration and improving water quality are just some of the environmental restoration highlights in the 2023 South Florida Florida Environmental Report (SFER) released today by the South Water Management District (SFWMD).
The annual SFER report documents restoration, scientific and engineering accomplishments over the past year in the Kissimmee Basin, Lake Okeechobee, the Everglades and the coastal areas. It also provides peer-reviewed scientific data and an extensive online searchable database of projects. The report details Water Year 2022 (May 1, 2021-April 30, 2022) and SFWMD Fiscal Year 2022 (Oct. 1, 2021-Sept. 30, 2022).
The full report can be read by clicking HERE.
The South Florida Water Management District is a regional governmental agency that manages the water resources in the southern part of the state. It is the oldest and largest of the state’s five water management districts. Our mission is to safeguard and restore South Florida’s water resources and ecosystems, protect our communities from flooding, and meet the region’s water needs while connecting with the public and stakeholders.