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Water in the Environment: Aquifers

Aquifers are natural underground reservoirs of water.

  • Living Green: The Floridan Aquifer
  • Florida Waters Stewardship Program — This program is for Floridians who want to learn more about their local water resources and how to protect and enhance them through community engagement. Visit your local county Extension office to find out if it offers a Florida Waters Stewardship program (find your local office online here.)
  • Water Schools — The UF/IFAS Water School program is for community leaders and elected officials who want to learn about and share innovative solutions for Florida's water-resource issues. Visit your local county Extension office to find out if it offers a Water School program (find your local office online here.)

A graphic showing the hydrology cycle of Florida's water, from SWFWMD