One of five water management districts created by the Water Resources Act of 1972, the Northwest Florida Water Management District is charged with managing the water resources of the Florida panhandle. The District works to protect and manage the water resources in a sustainable manner that benefits both the people and natural resources across its 16-county region, pursuant to Chapter 373, Florida Statutes.

The District serves approximately 1.37 million residents and covers an 11,305 square mile area, including Bay, Calhoun, Escambia, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Leon, Liberty, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Wakulla, Walton, Washington, and western Jefferson counties.

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May 24

YOUNGSTOWN – The Northwest Florida Water Management held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday to celebrate the […]

Apr 20

The Governing Board for the Northwest Florida Water Management District passed a resolution at its […]

Dec 9

TALLAHASSEE — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced nearly $75 million for 30 statewide springs restoration projects […]

Oct 20

HAVANA – The city of Panama City Beach and the Northwest Florida Water Management District announced […]

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