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Posted on: February 2, 2021


LIVE OAK, FLA., Feb. 2, 2021 – 

The Suwannee River Water Management District (District) will hold its Governing Board meeting on Tuesday, February 9 at 9 a.m. The meeting will be accessible online and open to the public with limited seating capacity. Remote participation is encouraged due to limited seating capacity per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) COVID-19 recommendations. Members of the public attending the meeting in-person will be required to follow CDC Guidelines regarding social distancing. Face masks are required when entering the District facilities and where social distancing cannot be maintained. 

Additionally, the meeting will utilize online technology for visuals and telephone technology for audio. Residents and stakeholders who would like to participate in the Governing Board meeting are able to register at A confirmation email with a link to join the online meeting and the audio call in number will be sent after registration. For detailed instructions on how to join the webinar, please visit  

Those wishing to provide public comment on an item, should submit their comment online at  

No public comments will be taken during this meeting concerning Seven Springs Water Company, Nestle Waters North America or the recommended order the District has received from the Division of Administrative Hearings (DOAH) in Seven Springs Water Company v. Suwannee River Water Management District, DOAH Case No. 20-3581. Public comments on this issue will be allowed at a subsequent special meeting of the Governing Board. The Governing Board anticipates opening and concluding the meeting on February 23, 2021, but if needed, the meeting may be continued to Wednesday, February 24, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. 

The February 9 Governing Board meeting agenda and meeting materials are posted on the District website at

The mission of the Suwannee River Water Management District is to protect and manage water resources using science-based solutions to support natural systems and the needs of the public. The District holds true to the belief of water for nature, water for people. Headquartered in Live Oak, Florida, the District serves 15 surrounding north-central Florida counties. 

For more information about the District, visit or follow us on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and Twitter, search @SRWMD.


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