Drinking water is something all Floridians need and use on a day-to-day basis... But where do standards for drinking water come from? And how does that relate to your private well?
While drinking water comes from a variety of sources, including ... READ MORE
That is right! Fertilizer is regulated in Florida and in Orange County and beyond!
Every person that applies fertilizer for hire is required by law to have a Limited Certification for Urban Landscape Fertilizer application.
That means ... READ MORE
Are you a Florida homeowner connected to a private well and/or septic system? Do you know all you need to know about your water and wastewater management systems at home?
If you have questions about your at-home water systems, we’re here ... READ MORE
It's 2023 and along with those New Year's resolutions, put becoming a better steward of Florida's marine environments and fisheries near top of your list!
Florida is the fishing capital of the world with over 4 million unique fishing license ... READ MORE
You set your automatic sprinkler, and it activates, right on schedule – even if it’s raining. Many people see rain as a bonus – on top of their sprinkler -- when they should view precipitation as their cue to conserve water, University ... READ MORE
2023 Bird of the Year announced!
On December 10, 2022 the American Birding Association announced that the 2023 Bird of the Year is a female belted kingfisher! Watch the reveal of this coming year's bird dedication ceremony and the unveiling ... READ MORE
Why Do We Have Restrictions?
Water used for landscape irrigation poses a significant demand on Sarasota County's water supply. In fact, up to 50% of a household's water use can be attributed to the home's landscape irrigation system. In order ... READ MORE
Taking charge of your own irrigation programming may seem daunting, but knowing how to use your system's controller is critical in making sure it's running efficiently throughout the year. Follow the steps below to program your controller.
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Did you know the average Florida household uses over 130 gallons of water per day? This high-water use comes at a price, but conserving water will make sure we have plenty of water in the future. Give the following tips a try and watch your ... READ MORE
Homeowners associations (HOAs) and neighborhoods have critical roles to play in protecting local water quality. HOAs manage thousands of stormwater ponds and countless acres of landscapes across Sarasota County. The way those community assets ... READ MORE