The St. Johns River Water Management District caters to the needs of residents in northeastern and east-central Florida. The district holds an interest in more than 600,000 acres of land through ownership and conservation easements. In addition, it issues a variety of permits. The St. Johns River Water Management District is responsible for conducting research, collecting data and preserving natural areas. The district offers janitorial, security, and lawn and preventive maintenance solutions. It educates people about water conservation and sets rules and regulations. The St. Johns River Water Management District operates an operations and land resources department that maintains a fleet of equipment and vehicles.