Sept. 13, 2017

Sept. 18 WRAC Recreational Issues Meeting Canceled
Public lands remain closed to recreational activities to assess damages from Hurricane Irma
West Palm Beach, FL - The Sept. 18, 2017, Water Resources Advisory Commission (WRAC) Recreational Issues meeting has been canceled due to the South Florida Water Management District's ongoing recovery efforts from Hurricane Irma. The next WRAC Recreational Issues meeting is scheduled for Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, at a location to be determined.
 
All SFWMD-managed lands and lands managed in partnership with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission remain closed to public access under an emergency order issued on Friday, Sept. 8. These lands are currently being assessed for impacts related to Hurricane Irma. They will be reopened once all necessary repairs and debris removal activities affecting public access are completed. Please visit www.sfwmd.gov/recreation for updated information on the reopening of District-managed lands.
         
For a full list of all SFWMD 2017 meetings, please see these links:
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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