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Lakes and Canals / Wetland Mitigation

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The water bodies within Weston are an integral part of the City's water management system. Lakes and canals are not meant for recreational use, as they provide storage for storm water runoff from roadways and other non-pervious areas.

Lake and Canal Maintenance

The City of Weston maintains over 1,877 lakes and canals as part of its stormwater drainage system.

Learn more about Lake and Canal Maintenance

Stormwater Management System

Heavy rains can lead to localized flooding in your neighborhood and throughout South Florida.  Learn how Weston manages stormwater by watching our video about our Stormwater Management System.

Wetland Mitigation

Historically, Weston was Everglades marsh dominated by sawgrass.  The area had been drained for pastureland and was infested with exotic, nuisance tree species.  The Indian Trace Community Development District (ITCDD), a dependent district of the City of Weston, restored over 2,000 acres of wetland as mitigation.

Read more about Weston’s wetland mitigation