Eager to learn more? Broward County’s websites are packed with information about protecting our water resources.
You may find the following links helpful:
The Broward County website provides more information about Broward County – including the government, programs, services and cultural/recreational opportunities available to residents and visitors.
NatureScape Broward is about creating Florida-friendly landscapes that conserve water, protect water quality, and create wildlife habitat.
Water Matters is Broward County’s educational program that helps homeowners, policymakers, local businesses, and property managers understand their role in water management and water conservation. The program focuses on yard maintenance and watering, surface water pollution, and drainage – all of which are areas where individual residents can make a huge impact.
Know the Flow
Broward’s Know the Flow website explains how the water flows, what the different water management systems are, how they are managed, and where you fit into this "big picture."
The Environmental Protection Department (EPD) maintains the Environmental Inquiry and Resource System (ENVIROS), which provides detailed information about environmental permits, licenses, and regulatory enforcement in Broward County, Florida.
South Florida Water Management District
The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) is a regional agency of the state of Florida, whose mission is to manage and protect water resources in South Florida. The SFWMD works to balance and improve water quality, flood control, natural systems, and water supply.
Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan
The Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) is a cooperative effort to restore and preserve the Everglades, enhance water supplies, and maintain flood protection. CERP is a partnership between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, South Florida Water Management District, and numerous other federal, state, local and tribal partners.