June continues wet weather trend across the district

first_img LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate From the St. Johns River Water Management DistrictWhile rainfall has not reached record-breaking levels, June continued a trend of higher-than-average rainfall for counties within the St. Johns River Water Management District. A full hydrological report was presented during today’s governing board meeting.The district has received above-average rain for nine of the past 12 months, with areas of unusually high rainfall in parts of St. Johns, Flagler and Brevard counties. The districtwide 12-month rainfall total is 13.5 inches above average.Flagler County had the highest 12-month rainfall total, with 72 inches.Seminole County had the highest monthly rainfall, at 8.8 inches, followed by Putnam, with 8.7 inches, and Brevard, with 8.6 inches.Even the driest counties, which include Alachua, Bradford and Indian River, experienced more than 6 inches of rain during June.About the St. Johns River Water Management DistrictSt. Johns River Water Management District staff are committed to ensuring the sustainable use and protection of water resources for the benefit of the people of the district and the state of Florida. The St. Johns River Water Management District is one of five districts in Florida managing groundwater and surface water supplies in the state. The district encompasses all or part of 18 northeast and east-central Florida counties. District headquarters are in Palatka, and staff also are available to serve the public at service centers in Maitland, Jacksonville, and Palm Bay.Connect with the SJRWMD on Twitter at @SJRWMD, Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest. For more information about the district, please visit www.sjrwmd.com. Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter The Anatomy of Fear Please enter your name here TAGSRainfallSt. Johns River Water Management District Previous articleDistrict Board votes to reduce tax rate for sixth consecutive year  Next articleApopka Police Department Arrest Report Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 Please enter your comment!last_img read more