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Current Topics

New irrigation design and maintenance standards have been adopted in Alachua County​. Learn more about irrigation design and maintenance standards.  

Check out our new Newnans Lake Improvement Initiative. Learn more HERE.

Our Aquifer, Our Springs, Our Water- Learn more HERE.


Check out the pages below to learn more about protecting our water!

Water Resources Goals

Alachua County Environmental Protection Department (ACEPD) Water Resources Program protects our water resources by monitoring surface waters, groundwater, springs, and wastewater and enforcing the Water Quality, Fertilizer, Irrigation, and Hazardous Materials codes. ACEPD is also involved with public education and citizen volunteer group.