The Central Florida Water Initiative (CFWI) brings together the St. Johns River, South Florida and Southwest Florida water management districts with the DEP, DACS and regional utilities to address short-term and long-term water supply needs in the central Florida region (including Orange, Osceola, Polk, Seminole and Lake counties).  Stakeholders are encouraged to participate in developing the Regional Water Supply Plan for this important area of converging jurisdiction. 

The DRAFT Regional Water Supply Plan quantifies existing and future water needs, ensures protection of water resources and natural systems, and identifies sustainable supply alternatives.  The DRAFT is available for public review and comment at  The comment period has been extended to Feb. 20, 2014.