The project uses a sump to collect sediment near the mouth of the Apopka-Beauclair Canal.

From the St. Johns River Water Management District

Navigational access near the mouth of the Apopka-Beauclair Canal may be limited as the St. Johns River Water Management District enters the final stages of a sump dredge project designed to help improve water quality in Lake Apopka. Additional dredging will also improve navigational access in the area.


WHAT: Limited navigational access

WHEN: April 11–23

WHERE: Lake Apopka near the Apopka-Beauclair Canal


For recreational announcements and property closures on district lands visit www.sjrwmd.com/recreation.

About the St. Johns River Water Management District

St. Johns River Water Management District staff are committed to ensuring the sustainable use and protection of water resources for the benefit of the people of the district and the state of Florida. The St. Johns River Water Management District is one of five districts in Florida managing groundwater and surface water supplies in the state. The district encompasses all or part of 18 northeast and east-central Florida counties. District headquarters are in Palatka, and staff also are available to serve the public at service centers in Maitland, Jacksonville, and Palm Bay. For more information about the district, please visit www.sjrwmd.com.

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