US Army Corps of Engineers to reduce flows from Lake Okeechobee

From The USACE: “Today, the lake stage is 14.05 feet. The Corps will release water to the St. Lucie Estuary from the lake in a ‘pulse’ fashion, which means flows will vary during the seven-day release period.  The Corps is working with state officials to determine what other actions can be taken to address water management challenges in south Florida … Click here to read more

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

Corps to reduce flows from Lake Okeechobee

“The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District plans to reduce the amount of water flowing from Lake Okeechobee for the first time since releases were initiated following Hurricane Irma. The target flow for the St. Lucie Estuary will be reduced to 2,800 cfs as measured at St. Lucie Lock & Dam (S-80) near Stuart. … Click here to read more

Corps to reduce flows from Lake Okeechobee

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has announced a reduction in the water discharges from Lake Okeechobee starting today. The new target flow for the St. Lucie Estuary will be 1,170 cfs as measured at the St. Lucie Lock & Dam (S-80) near Stuart. … Click here to read more

Corps to increase flows from Lake Okeechobee

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has announced plans to increase the water releases from Lake Okeechobee as part of efforts to manage the rising lake level. The new target flow for the St. Lucie Estuary is 1,800 cfs as measured at the St. Lucie Lock & Dam (S-80) near Stuart. The new target flow is effective at 7 a.m. Saturday. … Click here to read more