Corps to suspend flows from Lake Okeechobee

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will suspend water releases from Lake Okeechobee to the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie Estuaries effective Monday morning, July 9. … Click here to read more

Lake O Watershed Restoration Project draft released by USACE, public invited to comment

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District is accepting comments on the Draft Integrated Project Implementation Report (PIR) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Lake Okeechobee Watershed Restoration Project (LOWRP) … Click here to read more

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

Corps continues pulse releases from Lake Okeechobee

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District plans to continue pulse releases from Lake Okeechobee at current rates. The target flow for the St. Lucie Estuary remains at an average of 1,170 cfs as measured at St. Lucie Lock & Dam (S-80) near Stuart. … 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