Lake County Water Authority General Information

Controlling and conserving the freshwater resources of Lake County since 1953

Established in 1953, by the Florida Legislature, the Lake County Water Authority’s legislative purposes are:

  1. Controlling and conserving the freshwater resources of Lake County.
  2. Fostering improvements to streams, lakes and canals in the county.
  3. Improving the fish and aquatic wildlife in the county by improving the streams, lakes, and canals in the county.
  4. Protecting the freshwater resources of Lake County through assisting local governments in the treating of storm water runoff.

The Lake County Water Authority was formerly know as the Oklawaha Basin Recreation and Water Conservation and Control Authority

Link to codified statute: Codified under Lake County Water Authority Enabling Legislation – 2005-314 as amended by 2017-218, Laws of Florida (PDF)

Link to ethics provisions: Florida Commission on Ethics (after navigating to site select “Ethics Laws”) (PDF)

Link to 2016 Annual Report and 5 Year Plan:  Lake County Water Authority 2016 Annual Report and 5 Year Plan (PDF)

Link to 2017 Annual Report and 5 Year Plan:  Lake County Water Authority 2017 Annual Report and 5 Year Plan (PDF)

Lake County Water Authority Financial Information

Link to Final 2018-19 Budget: Coming Soon

Link to FY 2018-19 Budget Condensed Version: Lake County Water Authority 2018-2019 Tentative Budget Condensed Sept 12-2018

Link to 2017-2018 Budget: Lake County Water Authority 2017-2018 Budget (PDF)

Link to 2016-2017 Financial Statement:  Lake County Water Authority 2016-2017 Financial Statement (PDF)

Link to 2016-2017 Financial Audit:  Lake County Water Authority 2016-2017 Financial Audit (PDF)

Info Links

Office Location

27351 State Road 19
Tavares, FL 32778

Phone: 352.324.6141
Fax: 352.324.6364
Email: info@lcwa.org

Office Hours
Mon - Fri 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

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***Next Regular Board Meeting 3:30 pm, December 12, 2018, Admin Bldg, County Commissioners Chambers, 315 W Main Street, Tavares * * *

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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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