The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) is a regional governmental agency supervised by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP), and is responsible for water quality, flood control, water supply and restoration of the environment in 16 counties in Central and Southern Florida. It is the largest water management district in the state, managing water needs for 7 million residents of South Florida. It advertises itself as "the lead agency in restoring America's Everglades". The current Executive Director is Melissa Meeker, and the Governing Board consists of Joe Collins, Chair, Kevin Powers, Vice-Chair, Sandy Bachelor, Daniel DeLisi, James Moran, Daniel O'Keefe, Juan Portuaodo, Timothy Sargent and Glenn Waldman.
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