U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reduces water releases from Lake Okeechobee

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Jacksonville District, has announced in an October 18 press release that the USACE has reduced the amount of water flowing from Lake Okeechobee as a result of changes in seasonal forecasts: “The Corps will closely monitor the releases and adjust flows as necessary to balance the competing needs and purposes of Lake Okeechobee. Public safety remains the Corps’ top priority.” … Click here to read more