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Check out our fertilizer code page to learn about best practices to protect our water resources and to sign the pledge to join the 55% that don't fertilize!
Learn more about the new irrigation design and maintenance standards adopted by Alachua County.
Learn about our water resources and what Alachua County is doing to protect Our Aquifer, Our Springs, Our Water.
The Turf SWAP landscaping rebate program has launched!
Sign up for the Water Resources quarterly newsletter
This page has information on our monitoring program, the Gainesville Clean Water Partnership, stormwater pollution, sinkholes, and protecting surface waters. You will also find fact sheets for numerous water bodies.
This page has information on irrigation restrictions and water wise landscaping along with water conservation tips.
This site contains reports on various topics, maps, surface water data, and groundwater data.
This page has information on our school programs and volunteering opportunities.
This page has information to help keep everyone in compiance with local codes. It covers the Water Quality Code, Hazardous Materials Code, Landscape Irrigation, Fertilizer Code, Development Review and permits, and land development regulations.
Ensuring the future of our water resources through science-based regulatory and educational team work.
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