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Orange County launches environmental advisories for smart phones

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ORANGE COUNTY – Orange County is introducing new environmental advisories through its OCFL Alert and OCFL 311 smart phone applications. Current advisories include road closures and weather alerts.

Orange County’s new environmental smart phone advisories include:

  • Prescribed burn notices
  • Aquatic plant management herbicide application dates and associated restrictions on lakes
  • Water quality warnings such as algae blooms and high levels of bacteria
  • Air quality issues
Citizens may receive advisories by email or by downloading smart phone applications through Orange County’s website. For additional assistance with signing up or subscribing, contact the Office of Emergency Management at 407-836-9140. For assistance with OCFL Alert and OCFL 311, please call 407-836-3111. For questions regarding environmental information, contact Orange County’s Environmental Protection Division at 407-836-1400.