Name: South Florida Water Management District
Number of Employees/Members: 1,700
Number of Years in Partnership Program: 4.5 years
Number of CSU Students/Graduates: 12 active students/ 9 graduates
About: The South Florida Water Management District is a regional governmental agency that oversees the water resources in the southern half of the state, covering 16 counties from Orlando to the Florida Keys and serving a population of 7.7 million residents. It is the oldest and largest of the state’s five water management districts. Created in 1949, the agency is responsible for managing and protecting water resources of South Florida by balancing and improving water quality, flood control, natural systems and water supply.
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