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Armstrong appointed SWFWMD Executive Director

The Governing Board of the Southwest Florida Water Management District appointed Brian Armstrong to replace Robert Beltran, who is returning to the private sector after serving as Executive Director since September 2013. Mr. Armstrong has served as the District’s assistant executive director since May 2014. In that role he has been responsible for the leadership…


SWFWMD and County exchange land for restoration and protection

The Southwest Florida Water Management District‘s Governing Board recently voted to exchange properties with Hillsborough County in an effort to work together to protect conservation land. The Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners voted to approve this same effort at their April 20 meeting. The District agreed to exchange approximately 205 acres of land with…


SWFWMD agrees to safeguards for Morris Bridge Sink water withdrawals

With the Water Management District seeking to withdrawal water from the Morris Bridge Sink to supplement the flow of the Hillsborough River, a growing chorus of voices raised concerns that the water is not needed and that pumping the sink could result in environmental impacts. Rising opposition from various groups, including the River Board, led…


Upper Tampa Bay Trail adds more miles

Hikers, joggers, cyclists, and skaters can now experience another 4.35 miles of the Upper Tampa Bay Trail (UTBT).  The popular southern section of the UTBT, from Memorial Highway to just a bit north of Ehrlich Road has been recognized as an incredible community asset. For years, trail users could also start at the northern section…

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