Sarasota County Residents Are Being Asked to Conserve Water

Officials say there is still plenty of water, but are asking people who live in unincorporated areas of Sarasota County and North Port to conserve water for the next 30 days.

10/22/2021 By Staff

Potable Kombat

Picking the Region's Best Drinking Water Was Harder Than You Might Expect

I leaped at the chance to be one of five judges asked to determine the best drinking water in a five-county area.

05/10/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker


Southwest Florida Water Management District Appoints New Governing Board Officers

Newly appointed secretary Joel Schleicher represents Sarasota and Charlotte counties.

07/01/2019 By Staff

The Giving Sea

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Jack E. Davis on the Gulf of Mexico, History and Hope

Before Davis, no one had told the story of the Gulf.

11/29/2018 By Isaac Eger


Fertilizer Restrictions Now in Effect

Sarasota County restrictions on the use of nitrogen and phosphorus fertilizers on lawns went into effect last week.

06/07/2018 By Staff


Forum Focuses on Phillippi Creek Fish Population and Stormwater Management

The next Sarasota Bay Fisheries Forum takes place 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14.

12/07/2017 By staff


Sarasota Water Quality to Be Discussed Oct. 10

The health of Sarasota's waters will be discussed at The Historical Society of Sarasota County's next Conversations at the Crocker event.

10/04/2017 By staff


Water Treatment Plant Wins State Award

The Peace River Manasota Regional Water Supply Authority recently received the Outstanding Class A Water Treatment Plant Award from the Florida section of the American Water Works Association.

04/28/2017 By staff


Sarasota Hot Spot: Eloise Werlin Causeway Park

In this installment of Sarasota Hot Spots, we visit the newly renovated Eloise Werlin Causeway Park.

07/15/2015 By Chelsey Lucas


Suncoast Waterkeeper Executive Director Justin Bloom on Our Region's Water Problems

Suncoast Waterkeeper executive director Justin Bloom shares his thoughts on the problems our Gulf and bay face.

06/11/2015 By Cooper Levey-Baker


Photo of the Week: Snowy Egret

This week's Photo of the Week is a snowy egret waiting for dinner to swim by in shallow water

09/04/2014 By Bobbilynn Hollifield


Photo of the Week - Birds in Flight

The beach belongs to the birds, and we're just lucky they leave us enough room to join them! This beautiful shot features gulls frolicking near the shore.

05/16/2013 By Taylor Meredith


Photo of the Week - Crystal Clear at Siesta Key Beach

Photo of the week: Crystal Clear at Siesta Key Beach. Florida offers refreshing ways to beat the heat, like swimming in clear Siesta Key beach water.

05/09/2013 By Taylor Meredith