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Current Topics

Check out our fertilizer code page to learn about best practices to protect our water resources and to sign the pledge to join the 55% that don't fertilize! 

Learn more about the new irrigation design and maintenance standards adopted by Alachua County. 

Learn about our water resources and what Alachua County is doing to protect Our Aquifer, Our Springs, Our Water​.

The Turf SWAP​ landscaping rebate program has launched!

Sign up for the Water Resources quarterly newsletter​

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Check out the pages below to learn more about protecting our water!

Water Resources Goals

Alachua County Environmental Protection Department (ACEPD) Water Resources Program protects our water resources by monitoring surface waters, groundwater, springs, and wastewater and enforcing the Water Quality, Fertilizer, Irrigation, and Hazardous Materials codes. ACEPD is also involved with public education and citizen volunteer group.