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Science Guides the District Mission

Science and engineering provide the framework for the South Florida Water Management District's mission to balance and improve South Florida's water quality, flood control, water supply and natural systems.

Decisions Shaped by Science and Technical Information

Our internationally recognized scientists and engineers research, design and manage projects that protect South Florida's water resources. From collecting and analyzing scientific data to constructing some of the world's largest environmental restoration projects, decisions made on behalf of Florida's water resources are supported by sound science and solid technical foundations.


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SFWMD Headquarters: 3301 Gun Club Road, West Palm Beach, Florida 33406
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