Northwest Florida Water Management District is one of the five water management districts in the state. It undertakes projects identified through the district s surface water improvement and management program, stormwater management projects and projects that provide for restoration of aquatic, wetland and riparian habitats. The organization also undertakes water resource development projects, including improvements that enhance or restore aquifer recharge, facilitate capture and storage of excess flow in surface waters, and promote reclamation, storage and recovery of water. Its land acquisition program expands and recharges areas already acquired by the district for water resource purposes. The Northwest Florida Water Management District operates regulatory programs that address issues, such as construction of water wells and licensing of water well contractors, safety of nonagricultural impoundments, agricultural and forestry surface water management facilities, and artificial recharging of ground water. The organization is headquartered in Havana, Fla.