The Florida Springs Council is the only  statewide group focused exclusively on advocacy for our world-class springs and rivers.

The Florida Springs Council began as a consortium of member organizations from all over the state, each contributing their skills and local expertise to coordinate action in the restoration, preservation, and protection of all of Florida’s freshwater springs and the Floridan aquifer. We unite these organizations and our individual members to lobby in Tallahassee for more protective springs laws, monitor agency rulemaking,  bring legal action when necessary, and mobilize wherever a spring is under threat. 

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We're going to court to overturn the Water Bottling Permit.

We have launched a legal challenge to the permit renewal given to Seven Springs Water Company. Seven Springs plans to provide nearly a million gallons of water per day from the Santa Fe River to Nestle’s (now called "BlueTriton") bottled water operation.

Stickers, magnets, kayak stickers, shirts, water bottles are available as gifts when you donate to the legal fund. Your support makes this case possible.

Win an iRocker inflatable paddle board!

Thanks to iRocker SUPs, based right here in Florida, every $20 donation made through this link earns you a chance to win your own iRocker 10' 6" inflatable Nautical paddle board, complete with pump, paddle, bag, and other accessories. 

Donations made through 11:59pm October 24th, through this link, will be entered into the drawing. The winner will be announced on October 25th. 

Donate now, and be entered to win!

It's time to breach the dam.
Let the Ocklawaha flow free.
Recover 20+ lost springs.
Restore migratory fish routes.
Give manatees unrestricted access to needed habitat.
Fix a 50 year old mistake. 

We need YOU and the time is NOW. State agencies have opened, from Sept 17th through October 14th, an o
nline public input process on Ocklawaha River Restoration. The number of people who speak out on this issue will matter!

This is a make it or break it moment for the Ocklawaha River. Use the button below and we'll walk you through how to participate.

Florida Springs Council

PO Box 358191

Gainesville, FL 32635

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contact Executive Director Ryan Smart

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