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

Lake O at highest level since 2005: Army Corps of Engineers increases flows

From the Army Corps of Engineers: “Lake Okeechobee water level for Monday, Feb. 1 is 16.14 ft., up 0.06 feet since yesterday. This is the highest Lake Okeechobee has been since it peaked at 17.12 feet in Nov., 2005. With the rise in Lake Okeechobee accelerating, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has announced its intent to increase flows to higher levels … Click here to read more

Corps to increase flows as Lake O rises

With levels in Lake Okeechobee rising over the past month, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will increase discharges to the east and west to help ensure safe management of lake levels during the upcoming wet season. … Click here to read more

Corps to continue water releases from Lake Okeechobee

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announced it will continue with water releases from Lake Okeechobee at least through early June as part of its effort to manage lake levels for the upcoming wet season. … Click here to read more

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