Upcoming Paddling, Hiking and Clean-up Events at our Preserves

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Hickory Point

This 68-acre multi-use facility presents a unique recreational waterfront park experience. Popular activities for park guests of all ages include a nature boardwalk & trail, outdoor picnic areas with barbecue grills, a playground, horseshoe pits, sand volleyball court, swimming beach, and open-field play areas.

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GIS Web Apps

Access Lake County Water Authority’s GIS Web Application center.

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* * * Regular Board Meeting 3:30 pm, October 25, 2017, Admin Bldg, County Commissioners Chambers, 315 W Main Street, Tavares * * *

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Welcome to the Lake County Water Authority

The mission of the Lake County Water Authority is to conserve and protect freshwater resources and to provide recreational facilities and education through a more efficient use of resources, to better the aquatic ecosystem and environment in Lake County and improve the community as a whole.

Lake County Water Authority Current News

Water Restrictions Change November 5, 2017

Water only when needed and not between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Water for no more than one hour per zone Restrictions apply to private wells and pumps, ground or surface water and water from public and private utilities. During Eastern Standard Time (First Sunday in...

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BABY MANATEE BORN IN THE HARRIS CHAIN OF LAKES

In late July 2017, sightings confirmed that "Leesburg" had become a mother for the first time. She gave birth to a calf sometime in July in Lake Eustis.  Visit our Manatee Page and learn about the manatees living the Harris Chain and join in on the fun by...

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Upcoming Board Meetings

Board Meeting - Wednesday, August 23, 2017 (3:30 pm) BCC Chambers/Admin. Building Anyone having questions regarding the meeting, please contact the office at 352-324-6141, during our normal office hours:  Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Should any person...

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Springs of Lake County

Lake County has four spring-fed lakes. They are Lake Harris, Little Lake Harris, Lake Apopka, and Lake Norris. . .

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See How LCWA’s NuRF is Restoring Lake County’s Lakes!

NuRFFlowDischarge from Lake Apopka is the single largest controllable source of pollution in Lake County. The NuRF utilizes off-line liquid alum injection to remove pollutants flowing out of Lake Apopka into the rest of the Harris Chain of Lakes. Alum was selected because of its reliability and history of successful use in many different water treatment applications.

Once alum combines with pollutants in the water, it forms heavy snowflake-like particles called “floc” which sink to the bottom. To collect the floc, two 9-acre settling ponds were constructed. The alum floc will be pumped from the ponds using a remote control dredge to a centrifuge for dewatering.

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Lake Information

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After the Thanksgiving Holidays come join us on December 2nd for a Hike of Lake Norris Conservation Area with your dog (s). We plan to set out at 9am from the Lake Norris Road entrance. Please RSVP. Thanks and hope to see you on the trails!!

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After the Thanksgiving Holidays come join us on December 2nd for a Hike of Lake Norris Conservation Area with your dog (s). We plan to set out at 9am from the Lake Norris Road entrance. Please RSVP. Thanks and hope to see you on the trails!! ... See MoreSee Less

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Monthy Bird Survey and Nature Walk

November 4, 2017, 8:00am - October 6, 2018, 9:30am

Join expert birders as they conduct the monthly bird survey at TLNC. This will give you an opportunity to enjoy a great morning walk and learn about the birds that visit our area.

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November is manatee awareness month. As the temperatures cool they will start looking for warm water refuge. Be aware when boating in our rivers and spring runs such as the Oklawaha and Silver. Enjoy a little video clip from this past winter.

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Fun Halloweed Event today at Hidden Waters! We learned all about the www.ivegot1.org app for reporting invasive. Then we pulled Caesar weed, coral Ardisia, and primrose willow. 10 bags full. Thanks to the Deep Roots club for coming out!!!! ... See MoreSee Less

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Lake County Water Authority

27351 SR 19
Tavares, FL 32778

P: (352) 324-6141
F: (352) 324-6364

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