Tap a speaker for your school, business or community group! South Florida Water Management District staff members are available to talk about water resources and environmental restoration projects within our 16-county region. Technical experts, scientists and other specialists can tailor a presentation to meet your specific needs or answer questions about many water-related topics. These may range from how our flood control system works to water conservation to Everglades restoration. Spanish- and Creole-speaking presenters are available. The service is free.
The South Florida Water Management District is charged with providing regional flood protection, water supply and ecosystem restoration for 7.7 million people in a 16-county area. This is an introduction to the District's history, mission, programs and projects.
Water Conservation – Reduce Your Use
Year-round water conservation makes good environmental and financial sense. The cheapest gallon of water is the gallon we don't waste through efficient water use and conservation. Learn how small changes can add up to a big difference.
Restoring the Everglades
This is a general overview of the interconnected Everglades ecosystem – from Orlando to the Florida Keys. Find out what the District is doing to protect and restore the Kissimmee River, Lake Okeechobee, Everglades National Park and adjacent Water Conservation Areas and coastal estuaries/bays.
Other Speakers Bureau topics:
Before and After the Storm
Doing Business with the District
Emergency Management Actions/Coordination
Recreational Opportunities on Public Lands
Local Speakers Available
Staff from the SFWMD's regional Service Centers keep in close contact with local governments and with community, business and professional groups in their area. These staff are an important part of our Speakers Bureau, and are frequent participants at events in their community. The Service Centers are, from north to south, located in Orlando, Okeechobee, Fort Myers, Naples, Stuart, West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Miami and the Florida Keys.