hurricane ian

All SWFWMD Offices to Close

By Florida's Original NatureCoaster™ Posted on September 27, 2022

All Southwest Florida Water Management District (District) offices will be closed Wednesday, Sept. 28, and Thursday, Sept. 29, due to potential impacts from Hurricane Ian. The District will continue to monitor the progress of Hurricane Ian to determine if future closings are necessary.

The District is monitoring storm forecasts associated with Hurricane Ian throughout its 16-county region. In response to recent heavy rainfall, District staff have been closely monitoring and operating water control structures. In anticipation of rainfall from Hurricane Ian, District staff continue to operate structures, lowering water levels where possible.

Information regarding District-related meeting cancellations will be provided to the media and made available on the District’s website at As a reminder, you can find the latest information on



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