June 18, 2018

SFWMD Unveils YouTube Channel
SFWMD TV will help further educate public on District's core missions and progress being made on major restoration projects
 
Click on the image to view SFWMD's new YouTube page, SFWMD TV.

West Palm Beach, FL - The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) has unveiled its new YouTube channel, entitled SFWMD TV. This new website further expands the public's ability to learn more about what SFWMD is doing to manage water and protect 8.1 million residents from flooding.
  
"Educating and keeping the public informed is a crucial piece
Click on the image to watch a Youtube video about who to call during a flood event.
of our mission at the District," said SFWMD Chairman Federico Fernandez. "This Board wants to provide as many different channels as possible for the public to access information and learn more about our work and the accomplishments that impact their everyday lives."

SFWMD TV already contains more than two dozen videos produced by SFWMD staff for the public on topics
Click on the image to view a Youtube video about SFWMD's ongoing canal maintenance program.
ranging from who to call during a flood to progress on the Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) Storage Reservoir.

The channel also includes interviews with SFWMD Python Hunters who are participating in the Governing Board's wildly successful Python Elimination Program by fighting the spread of the invasive Burmese python that threatens the Everglades.

More videos will be added as they are produced by SFWMD staff to educate the public. Most live events conducted by SFWMD will be broadcast on the YouTube channel or Facebook Live.

SFWMD Social Media Channels:
Media Contact: 
Randy Smith  |   rrsmith@sfwmd.gov    |  Office: 561-682-2800  |  Cell: 561-389-3386
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 protect South Florida's water resources by balancing and improving flood control, water supply, water quality and natural systems.

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