Lake O releases begin Friday, June 1

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District will start releasing water from Lake Okeechobee this weekend as part of its effort to manage rising water levels. The discharges are scheduled to begin Friday (June 1).  … Click here to read more

Water quality declining on the Treasure Coast

From WPTV: “Treasure Coast residents say they are noticing the steady decline of the quality of the water in the Indian River Lagoon. Now, residents are calling for politicians to work quickly, and stick to their word to build another water reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee … Click here to read more

Martin businesses affected by Lake O discharges: Complete survey for potential disaster relief

Martin County encourages local businesses which are being impacted by the damaging Lake Okeechobee discharges that have been released into our waterways since January complete a Business Damage Assessment Survey that can be obtained … Click here to read more

WPBF: Large discharges show dark plume of murky freshwater along Jupiter Island

“Aerial photos of stormwater flowing into the ocean are sparking concerns on the Treasure Coast. The photos were taken Saturday and show a large, dark plume of murky freshwater along Jupiter Island … Click here to read more

Army Corps to increase flows from Lake Okeechobee

From WPTV: “The releases will increase starting today, affecting both the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie estuaries. ‘While the lake decreased slightly for three weeks, recent rains have caused the level to rise in the past few days,’ … Click here to read more

Map, agenda, RSVP here: Join Rep. Patrick Murphy in DC for St. Lucie and IRL briefing, Oct 3

The briefing will be held on October 3rd from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in room 2167 of the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill. Please RSVP by Friday, September 27th. For agenda and map … Click here to read more