LIVE OAK, FLA., March 18, 2020 – The Suwannee River Water Management District (District) is open for business. However, following direction provided by Governor Ron DeSantis, the District has canceled all nonessential travel and is temporarily maximizing the use of remote work for staff to help reduce the spread of the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19.
As of March 18, 2020, District headquarter access will be limited to staff only until further notice. Citizens and stakeholders are encouraged to contact District staff remotely if they need assistance. Remote communication includes phone call, teleconference, and email.
A list of District contacts and a general inquiry form are available on the District’s website at MySuwanneeRiver.com. Business hours remain Monday – Friday, from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
Individual and small group day use of District lands will continue. However, groups larger than 10 people are prohibited on all District lands as of March 18, 2020. Additionally, Goose Pasture individual camp and group camp sites are closed as of March 23, 2020.
The health of our staff, the public and stakeholders is our main priority. Reducing face-to-face contact is one way the District is doing its part to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Call 386.362.1001 if you have questions. Contact information for staff is on the District’s website at MySuwanneeRiver.com.