Orange County Launches Environmental Advisories for Smart Phones
Orange County, FL – 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, http://www.orangecountyfl.net/Home/NewslettersAlerts.aspx.
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.
About Orange County Government: Orange County Government strives to serve its citizens and guests with integrity, honesty, fairness and professionalism. Located in Central Florida, Orange County includes 13 municipalities and is home to world famous theme parks, the nation’s second largest convention center, and a thriving life science research park. Seven elected members make up the Board of County Commissioners including the Mayor who is elected countywide. For more information please visit www.OCFL.net or go to the Orange County facebook and twitter pages.