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

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* * * Regular Meeting 3:30 pm, Feb. 22, 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 to foster tourism 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


NOTICE OF INTENDED DECISION Two (2) Single Vault Waterless Turn-Key Restrooms at Sawgrass Island Preserve Bid 2017-01 At their February 22, 2017, Regular Meeting, the Lake County Water Authority Board of Trustees conditionally awarded the Two (2) Single Vault...

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Board Meeting Annoucements

MEETING NOTICE Two or more members of the Lake County Water Authority Board may attend the Hickory Point 25th Anniversary Event from 9:30 am until 2:30 pm, February 25, 2017, at 27341 SR 19, Tavares, FL, 32778.   Anyone having questions regarding the meeting,...

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Workshop Annoucement

MEETING NOTICE The Lake County Water Authority will be holding a Workshop from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm on March 9, 2017 in the Lake County Water Authority Conference Room, 27351 SR 19, Tavares, FL 32778.   Anyone having questions regarding the meeting, please contact...

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Water Restrictions Change November 6

Watering restrictions change Nov. 6 Reset your sprinklers when you reset your clocks to mark the end of daylight saving time at 2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 6. The change coincides with a shift in watering restrictions across the St. Johns River Water Management District,...

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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 Norris Walk Dog Walk
Jan 7, 2017:
Strap on your hiking boots and grab your canteen! Join Lake County Water Authority Naturalists on a hike through the woods of Lake Norris Conservation Area on January 7th.
We will begin the hike at 9:00 am at the Lake Norris Road entrance. This will be a lovely hike and well behaved leashed dogs with their owners are welcome to join. We will hike approximately 2 miles through several different forest communities.
Those with dogs are asked to bring pets that are protected with flea and tick medicine and a container of water to keep pets hydrated. Please call the Lake County Water Authority ASAP to sign up for the hike: (352)324-6141 ex.0. Space is limited to 15 hikers.
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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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