Stormwater Management in the Everglades

The C-44 Reservoir/Stormwater Treatment Area (STA) covers roughly 6,700 acres in Central and South Florida. The massive, groundbreaking project implemented by South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) is a critical part of a long-term plan to restore, protect and preserve the water and natural resources of one of the most unique environments on earth.


  • United States


  • South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD)

Project Status

  • Completed
Acres of wetland
6,300 6,300
average water depth
1.5 feet 1.5 feet
Total acre-feet of water
9,450 9,450