Entries by Rosemary Rayman

Got Maps?

GIS data and various maps are available to the public on our online GIS Mapping Portal located on the top menu bar under the tab Resources. On the portal you will find maps and information on LWDD’s boundaries, canals, water control structures, permits and maintenance activities. If you cannot find what you are looking for, […]

Understanding The Reasons For Canal Rehabilitation

Canal rehabilitation projects often involve the use of heavy equipment thus creating a dusty and noisy environment. Lasting from a few days to several months, projects that take place adjacent to homes may cause concerns and anxiety for residents. Understanding the purpose of canal rehabilitation and what to expect can help address these issues. Watch […]

LWDD’s Role In Water Conservation

Florida is fortunate to receive over 50 inches of rainfall a year on average. Most of that amount is concentrated during the six-month rainy season (May through October). While some of the runoff from these rains is discharged to the ocean to avoid flooding, a significant amount soaks into the ground and recharges the freshwater […]

LWDD’s Employee Of The Year

Employee awarded for excellence Vickie Demerski has been chosen by her peers as the Employee of the Year for 2017. Ms. Demerski has been with the District for 30 years and currently holds the position of Executive Assistant in the Field Operations Department. During normal District operations, Ms. Demerski tracks maintenance requests and complaints from the […]

Policy Revisions That May Affect You

Policy changes to Docks, Davits and Boat Lifts provides improved flood control As the agency responsible for local flood control, the District utilizes a Right-of-Way (ROW) Permitting program to manage its water resources and ensure proper stormwater drainage and unencumbered access to canal rights-of-way. The ROW Permit is a revocable license granted to a permittee to occupy or utilize […]